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Christ Church and Hall Attached

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ouseburn, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9754 / 54°58'31"N

Longitude: -1.6025 / 1°36'9"W

OS Eastings: 425540

OS Northings: 564599

OS Grid: NZ255645

Mapcode National: GBR SQW.1B

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.C64N

Plus Code: 9C6WX9GW+4X

Entry Name: Christ Church and Hall Attached

Listing Date: 14 June 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024748

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304869

Also known as: Christ Church, Shieldfield

ID on this website: 101024748

Location: Shieldfield, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE2

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: Ouseburn

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Newcastle Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

Tagged with: Church building

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(east side)
12/523 Christ Church and hall
14.6.54 attached
Parish church. 1859-61 by A.B. Higham. Squared sandstone with ashlar dressings; Welsh
slate roofs. SW tower; aisled nave, with first north bay containing canted porch;
chancel with north vestry and south chapel. Decorated style. Shallow west porch has
3 gables over tall 2-centred-arched door and flanking triple niches. Similar double
door in NW porch has crocketed gables and single niches; head-stopped drip moulds
above moulded arches on shafts with flower capitals. 5-light west window. Projecting
tower has 3 and 2-light windows and large belfry openings. Angle buttresses with
gargoyles crocketed gables. Stone broach spire. 2-light aisle windows have
head-stopped drip moulds; 4-light east window. Cross finials to 3 steeply-pitched
roofs. Interior: painted plaster and painted ashlar; arch-braced roof with high
collar and queen posts. Quatrefoil piers with crocket capitals to moulded 2-centred
arches of nave and 2-bay chancel arcades; flower or head-stopped drip moulds.
Tall chamfered tower arch contains door and boarded screen. 3 steps to chancel, one
to sanctuary and one to altar; medieval-style floor tiles. Gothic-panelled wood
reredos. Late C19 brass plaque on north chancel wall to William Boyd, banker. Re-
constructed medieval octagonal font. Hall breaks forward on ritual south, completing
stepped frontage to green: one storey, porch and 3-sided end to street. Moulded
surround to 2-centred-arched door set back at left; 3 windows of 2 pairs of Gothic
lights under continuous drip mould; hipped roof.

Listing NGR: NZ2554064599

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