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Latitude: 54.9985 / 54°59'54"N
Longitude: -1.5244 / 1°31'27"W
OS Eastings: 430520
OS Northings: 567204
OS Grid: NZ305672
Mapcode National: GBR KBSM.RZ
Mapcode Global: WHC3L.KM9G
Entry Name: Church of Holy Cross
Listing Date: 18 August 1947
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1299638
English Heritage Legacy ID: 303423
Location: North Tyneside, NE28
County: North Tyneside
Electoral Ward/Division: Howdon
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Wallsend
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear
Church of England Parish: Wallsend St Peter and St Luke
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
NZ 36 NW
VALLEY GARDENS (west end)
Church of Holy Cross
Parish church. C12; C17 porch; restored 1909; roughly coursed and squared sand-
stone rubble; coursed squared sandstone porch. Nave, chancel and south porch.
South doorway of nave has inner arch behind corbelled arch; elliptical-headed
door opening in porch has chamfered surround and impost blocks. Stone benches.
Diagonal west buttresses. Interior: round base at west end of nave formerly
held font. Walls surviving to about a half-metre, except for doorways and
porch. Historical note: roof removed c.1797 by William Clarke of Dockwray
Square, North Shields, who intended to repair the church, but sold his
property in Wallsend without any work being done. Sources: W. Richardson
History of the Parish of Wallsend, 1927, 110-122. M. Hope Dodds History of
Northumberland vol. XIII 1930.
Listing NGR: NZ 30522 67208
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