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Church of St Ann

A Grade I Listed Building in Ouseburn, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9724 / 54°58'20"N

Longitude: -1.5944 / 1°35'39"W

OS Eastings: 426061

OS Northings: 564277

OS Grid: NZ260642

Mapcode National: GBR SS1.6X

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.G8ZW

Entry Name: Church of St Ann

Listing Date: 14 June 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355222

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304466

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 CITY ROAD
(north side)

12/161 Church of St. Ann
14/6/54

G.V. I


Parish church. 1764-68 by William Newton for the Corporation of Newcastle.
Sandstone ashlar; Lakeland slate roof. Rectangular with west porch and shallow
east apse; west tower above nave. 3 steps up to Tuscan tetrastyle porch with
pediment. Large overlight with glazing bars above panelled double door. Top
pediment on west elevation, above which is a square clock tower with floor band
and cornice with urn finials; 2 narrow octagonal stages above have arched
recesses with impost strings; cornices; stone spire. 0Arched recesses with sill
and impost strings hold 4 nave windows, reduced in C19, and 3 apse windows, all
round-headed with glazing bars. Gutter cornice and coped parapet. Interior:
Painted plaster above boarded dado; renewed panelled plaster ceiling. High
panelled dado to apse with reredos of 1911 by Ricks and Charlewood in classical
style: Corinthian attached columns supporting a broken dentilled pediment
Archivolts and impost string to 3 windows; west bay contains south vestry and
north choir vestry, flanking entrance bay. Monuments: low-relief urn on mount
by Davies commemorating Joseph Crawhall, mayor and sheriff of Newcastle, died
1853; bracketed Frosterly marble surround to plaque in memory of George Clifford,
died 1853. Gothic-style stone memorial plaque on east wall by Pearson to
George Heriot, first vicar. The church was built as a chapel of ease to All
Saints and replaced a medieval chapel.


Listing NGR: NZ2606364276

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