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Church of St Joseph and Presbytery

A Grade II Listed Building in Bridges, Gateshead

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9611 / 54°57'40"N

Longitude: -1.6033 / 1°36'11"W

OS Eastings: 425498

OS Northings: 563016

OS Grid: NZ254630

Mapcode National: GBR SQR.QP

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.BKRL

Entry Name: Church of St Joseph and Presbytery

Listing Date: 26 April 1950

Last Amended: 13 January 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1248573

English Heritage Legacy ID: 430258

Location: Gateshead, NE8

County: Gateshead

Electoral Ward/Division: Bridges

Built-Up Area: Gateshead

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Gateshead Team Ministry

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

1. WEST STREET
5099 (west side)

NZ 2563 5/1 26.4.50 Church of St Joseph
(formerly listed under
II Bensham Road) and
Presbytery

2.
Roman Catholic. 1858 by A M Dunn.

Coursed dressed stone with high pitched slated roof. French Gothic style. Nave,
aisles, short transepts, east chevet with swept pointed roof. Base for a tower
at North-west corner but tower apparently not built. Gabled south-east chapel.
Much elaborate tracery. Low south link to Presbytery, of similar materials. Three
storeys, three bays in modified Gothic style with shaped window heads. Built to
house three priests.

Listing NGR: NZ2549863015

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

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