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Church of St George

A Grade II Listed Building in Deckham, Gateshead

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Latitude: 54.9496 / 54°56'58"N

Longitude: -1.5986 / 1°35'54"W

OS Eastings: 425807

OS Northings: 561738

OS Grid: NZ258617

Mapcode National: GBR SRF.Q8

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.DVZD

Entry Name: Church of St George

Listing Date: 13 January 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1248725

English Heritage Legacy ID: 430198

Location: Gateshead, NE8

County: Gateshead

Electoral Ward/Division: Deckham

Built-Up Area: Gateshead

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Gateshead St George

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

5099 (east side)

NZ 2561 9/68 Church of St George


1899 dated on foundation stone. Architect Stephen Piper. Rusticated snecked
sandstone with ashlar dressings. Nave and passage aisles, very tall. Arts-and-
Crafts lancet style. South-west saddleback tower with angle turrets. Balancing
north-west porch. Two wide nave bays, two gabled transept bays of equal width;
long, tall chancel with low aisles and half-octagonal south vestry projection with
mullion-and-transom windows. Church windows are grouped or stepped lancets.

Lofty, plain and dignified interior, ashlar and plaster. Wood barrelled roof whose
braces rest on stone corbels. Woodwork and metal fittings of good quality. Pleasing
stained glass in east and west windows and south aisle.

Listing NGR: NZ2580761738

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

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