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Church of St Nicholas

A Grade II Listed Building in East Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 55.0066 / 55°0'23"N

Longitude: -1.6095 / 1°36'34"W

OS Eastings: 425076

OS Northings: 568076

OS Grid: NZ250680

Mapcode National: GBR KB6K.C2

Mapcode Global: WHC3K.7FV6

Entry Name: Church of St Nicholas

Listing Date: 10 November 1949

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355218

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304332

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: East Gosforth

Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Gosforth St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text


9/12 Church of St. Nicholas

10 November 1949


Parish church. 1799 tower and west end by John Dodds after demolition of earlier
church; 1820 additions by John Dobson; 1912/13 and 1950 additions. Sandstone ashlar;
graduated Lakeland slate roof. West tower with north and south porches; aisled
nave with north vestries and second north aisle; chancel with porches and small
apse. Flat stone lintels to double doors in west porches; 3-stage tower has
west window, similar blind window above and belfry openings in set-back third
stage below cornice and octagonal stone spire with swept eaves. Blocked south
door and inserted south-east door have flat stone lintels. All windows round-
headed, those of nave recessed with projecting stone sills in tall round-arched
panels; smaller narrow square-headed windows flank main east window. Coped
parapets above eaves band; stone gable coping with cross finial; semi-dome to
apse. Interior: painted plaster above panelled dado; segmental boarded roof
with side vaults to 2 oeuils de boeuf. Nave arcades of 2 wide elliptical arches
with narrow arches at east and west ends; 5-arched arcade to extra North aisle.
Ionic Order to chancel arch; panelled sanctuary. Headstones built into south
aisle wall. Glass includes memorial to J.B. and M.A. Row by G.J. Baguley,
Newcastle, 1902.

Listing NGR: NZ2507668076

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