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Church of St Hilda

A Grade II Listed Building in Ryton, Gateshead

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Latitude: 54.9722 / 54°58'19"N

Longitude: -1.7434 / 1°44'36"W

OS Eastings: 416523

OS Northings: 564206

OS Grid: NZ165642

Mapcode National: GBR JB8Y.CD

Mapcode Global: WHC3P.6922

Entry Name: Church of St Hilda

Listing Date: 18 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1185248

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303864

Location: Gateshead, NE21

County: Gateshead

Electoral Ward/Division: Ryton, Crookhill and Stella

Built-Up Area: Ryton

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Ryton

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

(south side)

4/99 Church of St. Hilda


Parish Church. 1889-92 by Oliver and Leeson. Snecked yellow sandstone
and irregular sections of red sandstone; plinth and ashlar dressings;
Welsh slate roof with flat stone gable copings. West tower, 4-bay nave with
south aisle, 2-bay chancel with north vestry and stair tower to undercroft
built into hill. Arts and Crafts Gothic style. Wide west tower has pointed-
arched, boarded double door in ornamental square surround;3-light mullioned
and transomed traceried window above; traceried paired belfry openings and
battlemented parapet; angle and diagonal buttresses. 2-light windows to
nave, 3-light to chancel; 5-light east window. 5-sided stair tower to vestry
has 3 cusped lancets in each plane under traceried band and battlemented
parapet. Interior: plaster above sill level wainscoting; rear arches to
windows; double-chamfered, pointed 5-bay arcade to nave and tower. Wagon
roof to nave, Tudor bosses to square-panelled chancel roof.

Listing NGR: NZ1652364206

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