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Church of St Dominic

A Grade II Listed Building in Ouseburn, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9742 / 54°58'27"N

Longitude: -1.5979 / 1°35'52"W

OS Eastings: 425838

OS Northings: 564477

OS Grid: NZ258644

Mapcode National: GBR SRJ.X6

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.F7BH

Entry Name: Church of St Dominic

Listing Date: 17 December 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1326644

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304739

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

NZ 26 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE NEW BRIDGE STREET
(south side)
12/414 Church of St. Dominic
17/12/71.
G.V. II
Roman Catholic Priory Church. 1869-73 by A. M. Dunn. Coursed squared sandstone
with ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof. Aisled nave and chancel with apse and
ambulatory/vestry. Aligned north-south, with altar at south. Ritual south-west
tower above adjacent gateway to priory yard. C13 style. West front has entrance
obscured by mid C20 porch containing re-used doors with studs and 'D' motif in
iron. Blind arcade above porch contains central gabled niche with headless
statue: large wheel window above flanked by carved symbols of Evangelists. West
buttresses, the right widened into a stair turret, have empty gabled niches.
Gatehouse at right has splayed reveals to moulded arch under dripmould; empty
niche above; blind arcade beneath hipped roof with four top gablets. Lancets in
aisles, paired on south; triple clerestory windows in bays defined by buttresses.
9 high lancets in apse. Steeply-pitched roofs. Interiors: polychrome brick above
boarded dado; ashlar dressings; painted plaster apse; collar-truss roof. 6-bay
nave and one-bay chancel have round piers with stiff-leaf capitals supporting
moulded arches; carved heads in spandrels below continuous dripmould; Frosterley
marble shafts with clasping bands to chancel and chancel aisle arches. Rere-arches
to windows. Crocketed stalls in chancel are 1826 from Peterborough Cathedral.
1879 alabaster pulpit with scenes of life of St. Dominic. Marble communion rail.
Square font on marble shafts. Patterned tiled floor in chancel. Glass by Atkinson
Bros. Newcastle in south aisle. Large painting by Dastis of St. Dominic in Lady
Chapel.


Listing NGR: NZ2583864477

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