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Sailors Bethel

A Grade II Listed Building in Ouseburn, Newcastle upon Tyne

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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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 26/01/2016

NZ 26 SE

HORATIO STREET (north side),
Sailors Bethel

(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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