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Trinity Church

A Grade II Listed Building in West Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 55.0055 / 55°0'19"N

Longitude: -1.6207 / 1°37'14"W

OS Eastings: 424356

OS Northings: 567944

OS Grid: NZ243679

Mapcode National: GBR KB3K.XG

Mapcode Global: WHC3K.2GH2

Plus Code: 9C7W294H+5P

Entry Name: Trinity Church

Listing Date: 23 March 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246936

English Heritage Legacy ID: 486902

Location: Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: West Gosforth

Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Gosforth All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

1833/8/10219 Gosforth
23-MAR-01 (North side)
Trinity Church


Methodist church. 1877. Designed by Septimus Oswald & Son. Ashlar with slate roofs, terracotta ridge tiles and lead finials. Chamfered plinth.
East entrance front has central pointed arched entrance doorway with moulded ashlar surround and late C20 double doors, flanked by single chamfered lancets under continuous hood mould. Above a large triple lancet window in elaborately moulded surround. Above again a circular window in gable apex. To left an octagonal stair tower with narrow lancets, narrower upper stages have quatrefoils and then tall narrow lancets, topped with octagonal ashlar spire. Beyond a single lancet on the ground floor and two lancets above. To right an apsidal ended entrance with single pointed arched doorway and two lancets above.
North and south facades have simple lancet windows to ground floor and galleries. Beyond gabled transepts on both sides with pairs of lancets below and pairs of 2-light pointed arched windows above with reticulated tracery.
Apsidal west end has three narrow lancets.
INTERIOR very largely intact. Original wooden U-plan galleries supported on cast iron columns, with similar columns above supporting pointed wooden arcades and a fine boarded roof. Original pews to ground floor and galleries. Wooden panelled dado, organ case, lectern and altar-rail. Wooden screen between entrance and nave with pointed arched windows and doors with geometric stained glass.

Listing NGR: NZ2435667944

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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