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Trinity Building

A Grade II Listed Building in South Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9771 / 54°58'37"N

Longitude: -1.6083 / 1°36'29"W

OS Eastings: 425169

OS Northings: 564792

OS Grid: NZ251647

Mapcode National: GBR SQ0.LW

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.85D9

Entry Name: Trinity Building

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106235

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304759

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: South Jesmond

Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Newcastle St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 2564 NW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE NORTHUMBERLAND ROAD
(south side)
17/430 Trinity Building
G.V. II
Non-conformist church with house and school. In use as a Polytechnic building at the time of listing. Foundation stone dated May 1895; by Marshall and Dick. Snecked sandstone with ashlar dressings; graduated Lakeland slate roof with red ridge tiles and finials. Aligned north-south. Ritual north-west tower and low south-west tower flank west porch; aisled 4-bay nave; high transepts; chancel. Perpendicular style. Open-arched porch has 4 small chamfered windows under drip string; shaped parapet above; deep splay to arch and to 4-centred-arched door in 3-stage tower. Tower has small high slits, paired segmental-headed belfry opening, shaped battlements with corner pinnacles and shallow set-back buttresses. South-west tower has paired square-headed windows with tracery, high parapet, and pyramidal roof with finial. Set-back west gable has buttressed central projection with 6-light window. Paired windows in 2-storey aisles. 3-light clerestory and 4-light transept windows. Interior painted plaster with hammer-beam roof, Cantilevered gallery on 3 sides; corridors in aisles; high sanctuary arch. High-quality glass in west window by Atkinson Bros. of Newcastle; other good pictorial glass in north aisle and north transept. Former house and school to rear: 2-storey, 2-bay house has half-timbered upper floor; 2-storey, 10-bay school has wood-mullioned-and-transomed windows, 3 in gabled half-dormers.


Listing NGR: NZ2516964792

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