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Church of St Gabriel and Hall Attached

A Grade II Listed Building in North Heaton, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9888 / 54°59'19"N

Longitude: -1.5824 / 1°34'56"W

OS Eastings: 426819

OS Northings: 566100

OS Grid: NZ268661

Mapcode National: GBR STR.K8

Mapcode Global: WHC3K.NVPX

Plus Code: 9C6WXCQ9+G2

Entry Name: Church of St Gabriel and Hall Attached

Listing Date: 14 June 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1145873

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304625

Location: Heaton, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: North Heaton

Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Newcastle St Gabriel

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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(west side)
14/6/54 Church of St. Gabriel
and hall attached.
Parish church. 1899 by F. W. Rich; south transept and chapel 1931 by H.L. Hicks.
Snecked sandstone with ashlar plinth and dressings; roofs of graduated Lakeland
slate with overlapping stone gable copings. Cruciform with aisled nave, north and
south porches, north-east tower and porch. Free Gothic style. Moulded and shafted
2-centred arch in south porch flanked by buttresses under steep gable. Paired
lancets to aisle, 4-light Perpendicular- style clerestory windows. 4-light
windows in transept gables and large Decorated west and east windows. Battlemented
north porches. Tower of 3 tall stages has north door, slit windows on second
stage, blind-traceried arcading above and paired 2-light belfry openings.
Frieze with Gothic lettering and corbel table support pierced battlements.
Octagonal corner turrets to west end. Cross finials. Interior: painted plaster
above boarded dado; ashlar dressings; hammer-beam roof, on pilasters and shafted
corbels. 3-bay arcades have nearly-round 2-centred arches on columns with vine-
carved capitals; taller enriched arches to Lady chapel and tower organ loft.
Large carved tryptych reredos with niches and statues. Fresco on east wall.
Rood beam. Alabaster war memorial on north wall has enamel plaques of angels
Michael and Gabriel. North transept has brass memorial to Walter Baston, builder
of the church and church warden, died 1913. Church hall attached to north-east:
similar materials; 1 storey, 4 bays. Stone-mullioned windows under steeply-gabled
dormers breaking eaves. Steeply-pitched roof.

Listing NGR: NZ2681966100

This List entry has been amended to add the source for War Memorials Register. This source was not used in the compilation of this List entry but is added here as a guide for further reading, 16 August 2017.

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