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Latitude: 54.9369 / 54°56'12"N
Longitude: -1.6026 / 1°36'9"W
OS Eastings: 425559
OS Northings: 560319
OS Grid: NZ255603
Mapcode National: GBR KC7C.V1
Mapcode Global: WHC3Y.C53M
Plus Code: 9C6WW9PW+QX
Entry Name: Church of St Helen
Listing Date: 13 January 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1248532
English Heritage Legacy ID: 430168
ID on this website: 101248532
Location: Low Fell, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE9
Electoral Ward/Division: Low Fell
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Gateshead
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear
Church of England Parish: Gateshead St Helen
Church of England Diocese: Durham
Tagged with: Church building
1. BELLEVUE BANK
5099 (north side)
NZ 2560 10/53 Church of St Helen
Parish Church to new Parish formed out of St John's. 1876 by John Wardle. Built
at a cost of £13,000, the gift of Edward Joicey of Whinney House, Durham Road (qv).
Large, solid Early English style. Coursed, rock-faced stone with ashlar dressings.
Graduated lakeland slate roof. Cruciform with short apsidal chancel having cross-
gabled vestry, large transepts and south-west tower with stone broach spire; north-
west balancing porch. Stepped buttresses, lancets single and grouped, tower doorway
with mouldings and nook-shafts.
Interior of snecked stone with ashlar dressings. Arch braced timber roof on carved
corbels. Carved stone reredos, pulpit and font. Interesting glass:
1. Chancel, 5 lancets, style of Morris & Co. Miracles. Transfiguration,
Sermon on Mount.
2. N & S transepts, evangelists and prophets, possibly Kempe.
3. Nave, north side, Burne-Jones designs, saints.
One window in south transept signed G J Baguley, Newcastle, 1902. Brass plate to
Edward Joicey, the donor.
Listing NGR: NZ2555960319
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