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Church of St Cuthbert

A Grade II Listed Building in Lobley Hill and Bensham, Gateshead

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Latitude: 54.9552 / 54°57'18"N

Longitude: -1.6146 / 1°36'52"W

OS Eastings: 424776

OS Northings: 562356

OS Grid: NZ247623

Mapcode National: GBR SP3.C7

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.5QD3

Plus Code: 9C6WX94P+34

Entry Name: Church of St Cuthbert

Listing Date: 13 January 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1248541

English Heritage Legacy ID: 430183

ID on this website: 101248541

Location: Bensham, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE8

County: Gateshead

Electoral Ward/Division: Lobley Hill and Bensham

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Gateshead

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Bensham and Teams

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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5099 (north-west side)

NZ 2560 6/6 26.4.50 Church of St Cuthbert


1848 by John Dobson with wide north aisle added in 1875. Coursed stone with ashlar
dressings, high pitched Welsh slate roof, in simple Romanesque style. Prominent
eaves corbel table. 5-bay nave divided by flat buttresses. Single round headed
windows in deep recesses. Short, low apsidal chancel has small cross-gabled aisles,
the southern having chevron moulding to window and a small turret on the peak.
South-west tower, of two stages, holds porch with chamfered and moulded doorway and
two orders of nook-shafts. Stone broach spire with lucarnes. Small west vestry

Interior-round arcade piers, simple double-chamfered arches. West gallery on wood
columns. Arch braced timber roof on stone corbels. Rib vaulted chancel, chevron
moulded arch. Some good stained glass by Wailes, and by Thompson.

Listing NGR: NZ2477662356

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