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Church of St Paul

A Grade II Listed Building in Elswick, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9707 / 54°58'14"N

Longitude: -1.6343 / 1°38'3"W

OS Eastings: 423505

OS Northings: 564064

OS Grid: NZ235640

Mapcode National: GBR SL7.X1

Mapcode Global: WHC3Q.VBX8

Plus Code: 9C6WX9C8+77

Entry Name: Church of St Paul

Listing Date: 14 June 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024846

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304623

Location: Elswick, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: Elswick

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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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NZ 2364 SE (north side)
11/305 and 18/305 Church of St. Paul


Parish church. 1856-9 designed by John Dobson. Chancel re-fitted c. 1950. Sandstone ashlar with roll-moulded plinth; Welsh slate roof with stone gable copings. Aisled nave and chancel; south porch. Porch has 2-centred arch with nook shafts and head-stopped drip mould to double door with elaborate hinges, in high-gabled porch with lancet in gable peak. Paired lancets in aisles, 2-centred-arched clerestory windows. 2 tall west lancets flanking a buttress, with wheel window in gable peak. Triple east lancets under quatrefoil. South-west pinnacle with gabled slits has stone spirelet. Aisles have mask corbel tables and buttresses. INTERIOR: painted plaster with ashlar dressings above boarded dado; arch-braced roof. Round piers to 2-centred double-chamfered arches of 6-bay arcades. Stained glass includes west window of north aisle by Wailes and Strang, 1903; other glass removed from nearby church. Monuments include on the west wall a marble memorial to Marcus Allen, a former vicar, died 1843, with portrait relief; and low-relief portrait on pillar, in marble, with weeping woman, by R. G. Davies in classical style, commemorating Amos Spoor died 1842 and other members of his family.

Listing NGR: NZ2350564064

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