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Church of St Columba

A Grade II Listed Building in Tynemouth, North Tyneside

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Latitude: 55.0101 / 55°0'36"N

Longitude: -1.4448 / 1°26'41"W

OS Eastings: 435602

OS Northings: 568530

OS Grid: NZ356685

Mapcode National: GBR LBBH.ZT

Mapcode Global: WHD4R.SB5K

Entry Name: Church of St Columba

Listing Date: 23 December 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355010

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303350

Location: North Tyneside, NE30

County: North Tyneside

Electoral Ward/Division: Tynemouth

Built-Up Area: Tynemouth

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: North Shields Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 3568 NE
(south side)
North Shields.
Church of St. Columba
Non-conformist church. 1853-8 by John Dobson for the Anti-Burgher Society; later
Presbyterian. Sandstone ashlar central block; brick wings with rendered plinth,
ashlar dressings and rusticated quoins. Welsh slate roof. L-plan. Palladian style.
Central block of 2 storeys, 5 bays. Wings of basement and 2 storeys, 3 bays.
Central block: 3 steps to central recessed double door under canopy; half-glazed
door and overlight in fifth bay. Rusticated ground floor has recessed panels below
sashes with glazing bars in deep recesses: arcaded first floor has round-headed
windows with wood mullions and transoms. Dentilled cornice and balustraded
parapet; 2 corniced ashlar end chimneys. Wings have sash windows, with late C19
glazing bars, in bracketed architraves. Eaves band and gutter cornice; hipped roof
with banded brick chimneys. 6-bay left wing return in similar style.

Listing NGR: NZ3560268530

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