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Church of St Joseph and Presbytery Adjoining

A Grade II Listed Building in Blaydon, Gateshead

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Latitude: 54.9641 / 54°57'50"N

Longitude: -1.7134 / 1°42'48"W

OS Eastings: 418449

OS Northings: 563307

OS Grid: NZ184633

Mapcode National: GBR JCG1.VB

Mapcode Global: WHC3P.NH9B

Entry Name: Church of St Joseph and Presbytery Adjoining

Listing Date: 18 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1025177

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303789

Location: Gateshead, NE21

County: Gateshead

Electoral Ward/Division: Blaydon

Built-Up Area: Blaydon

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Blaydon and Swalwell

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

(south side)

4/22 Church of St. Joseph
and presbytery adjoining


R.C. parish church and attached presbytery. 1905 by Shibdon and Walker
of Newcastle. Rock-faced undercroft to church of snecked sandstone with
ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof with roll-moulded gable copings.
Church: aisled nave; short transepts giving access to canted-apsed side chapels
of chancel. Perpendicular style. 6-bay nave has north entrance in second
bay from west: 4-centred-arched door in square surround with triangular
parapet. 2 small cusped windows to each aisle bay; tall cusped clere-
story windows recessed under elliptical-headed arches. Round west window
above two 3-light windows. 2-bay chancel has tall cusped windows under
eaves dentil table; tall gabled buttresses flank large round east window above
central gabled buttress. Cross finials to roof. Interior: rear-arches to
clerestory windows. High, pointed chancel arch. Wagon roof to crossing
and chancel; plastered panelled nave ceiling. Gothic style altar and
reredos. West organ loft. Presbytery of 3 storeys, 3 bays by one, with
2-storey rear wing. Door in one-storey porch rear; symmetrical
street front has 2 windows on ground, 3 on first and 4 on second floors.
All windows sashes with upper glazing bars.

Listing NGR: NZ1844963307

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