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Church of St Stephen

A Grade II Listed Building in Elswick, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9631 / 54°57'47"N

Longitude: -1.6395 / 1°38'22"W

OS Eastings: 423180

OS Northings: 563227

OS Grid: NZ231632

Mapcode National: GBR SKJ.1N

Mapcode Global: WHC3Q.SJG1

Entry Name: Church of St Stephen

Listing Date: 14 June 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355238

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304439

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: Elswick

Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Elswick St Stephen and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 26 SW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE BRUNEL TERRACE (east side)

11/134 Church of St. Stephen
14.6.54

G.V. II


Parish church, declared redundant lst January 1984. 1868 by Johnson. Snecked
sandstone with ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof with stone gable copings.
Aisled nave with north-west tower and low west porch; north transept; chancel
with north aisle. Decorated style. 3-stage tower over aisle has triple belfry
openings, corbel table, and battlements with corner flying buttresses to
tall octagonal stone spire with lucarnes. West porch has shafts and label
strings to square-headed central window and flanking doors; high aisle
windows, boarded up in north and west and with bar tracery on south; larger
east window also boarded up. Steeply-pitched roofs to nave and aisles.
Interior: stripped except for alabaster memorials in memory of members of
the Cruddas family and mosaic after Holman Hunt "Light of the World" in memory
of Rev. Joseph Duncan, vicar 1901-11. Glass removed.


Listing NGR: NZ2318063227

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