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Church of St Andrew

A Grade I Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9737 / 54°58'25"N

Longitude: -1.6181 / 1°37'5"W

OS Eastings: 424545

OS Northings: 564412

OS Grid: NZ245644

Mapcode National: GBR SNL.VJ

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.37RX

Plus Code: 9C6WX9FJ+FQ

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 14 June 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104887

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304741

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate

Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Newcastle St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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(west side)
14/6/54 Church of St. Andrew
G.V. I
Parish church. C12 chancel arch and lower part of tower and arcades; C13 chancel
and upper part of tower, and north transept; C14 north chapel. Early C14 south-west
porch refronted 1726. C19 restorations and addition of south transept. Sandstone
of varying courses and blocks with ashlar dressings; Roof of Welsh slate with
stone-flagged roof to south-east porch. West tower; aisled nave with south porch;
transepts; chancel with north chapel and vestry, south porch. 3-stage tower with
massive south-west buttress, has irregular fenestration in first and second stages
under corbel table; 2-light Decorated windows in third stage under battlemented
parapet; 2-centred-arched west door. South porch has round-headed door in hollow-
chamfered reveals in a corniced projecting panel with consoles to panel above;
channelled rustication, cornice and segmental pediment to porch. 4-light elliptical-
headed aisle windows 1866 by Fowler; Perpendicular clerestory windows under roll-
moulded parapet. North transept has stepped lancets, as has the south chancel wall.
Neo-Norman south transept. Chancel porch has head-stopped dripmould over triple-
moulded arch. Large east window rebuilt 1866 copying original. Interior:
coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings; low-pitched roof has short king
posts with bosses repainted in C19. High chancel arch has zig-zag moulding in 2
orders on pilasters and shafts; 4-bay arcades with round piers and octagonal
capitals to plain recessed round arches; higher arches to transepts, that at north
pointed. Double-chamfered tower arch and half-octagonal pilasters and capitals.
Tower baptistry has restored font of pedestal and bowl type, with tall Decorated
cover. Royal Arms of 1817-37 over high arch of west door. C20 north vestry and
hall extension.

Listing NGR: NZ2454564412

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