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Latitude: 54.9716 / 54°58'17"N
Longitude: -1.5913 / 1°35'28"W
OS Eastings: 426263
OS Northings: 564188
OS Grid: NZ262641
Mapcode National: GBR SSH.45
Mapcode Global: WHC3R.J9GJ
Entry Name: Sailors Bethel
Listing Date: 30 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1318881
English Heritage Legacy ID: 304635
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Electoral Ward/Division: Ouseburn
Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear
Church of England Parish: Newcastle St Ann
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 26/01/2016
NZ 26 SE
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE,
HORATIO STREET (north side),
(Formerly listed as Premises occupied by Julius Benet Ltd. (former Seamen's Bethel))
Former seamen's nonconformist chapel. 1875 by Thomas Oliver. Sunday School room 1900 by Oliver, Leeson and Wood. Sandstone ashlar retaining wall at left; brick with ashlar dressings; roof of small thick dark slates; lead-covered flèche. Built on steep slope: main elevation to Horatio Street 2 storeys; rear to City Road one storey. 3 left bays; 3-bay chapel at right. Third, entrance, bay under gable has square-headed double door with nook shafts; HIS carved in shield above. Quatrefoil light over. 2 left bays under gable have tall sashes with trefoiled heads above retaining wall. Stone mullioned-and-transomed window over door. Cusped lancets to chapel, and tall 2-light east window in 3-sided apse with head-stopped drip-mould; gargoyles flank this window under gable. Steeply-pitched hipped roof to chapel with tall round central flèche on belfry. A prominent landmark above the Quayside.
Listing NGR: NZ2626364188
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