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Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Throckley, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9957 / 54°59'44"N

Longitude: -1.7537 / 1°45'13"W

OS Eastings: 415856

OS Northings: 566815

OS Grid: NZ158668

Mapcode National: GBR JB6N.4Z

Mapcode Global: WHC3H.1P6M

Plus Code: 9C6WX6WW+7G

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1186066

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304357

ID on this website: 101186066

Location: St Mary's Church, Throckley, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE15

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: Newburn

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Throckley

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Newburn

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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7/37 Church of St. Mary


Parish church, 1887. By W.E. Hicks. Partly paid for by John Spencer of Whorlton
Hall in memory of his wife, died 1882. Hammer-dressed snecked sandstone, with
ashlar plinth, quoins and dressings; roof of graduated stone slates. West baptistry;
nave; south vestry and north organ loft to chancel. Late C12 style. Chamfered
surround and moulded arch on impost bands to south baptistry door; 3 west lancets
in baptistry; 3-bay nave has lancets, paired in west front, above quarter-round
string. 3 stepped east lancets; triple chamfer to chancel plinth. Pent roofs to
aisle and vestry, hipped pent to baptistry; sanctus bellcote and cross finials.
Interior: plastered above boarded dado; narrow-boarded wood barrel-vaulted ceilings;
3 steps to chancel and 2 to sanctuary. Simply-curved ends to pews which originally
reached to chancel. Glass in east window in memory of Spencer; in baptistry
central window - Christ with children - in memory of Rev. S. Buckwall, vicar
1884-91; and in north lancet of baptistry very high quality Christ the Good Shepherd
with "Pray remember the school children who erected this window 1893".

Listing NGR: NZ1585666815

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