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Christ Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Bridges, Gateshead

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Latitude: 54.9551 / 54°57'18"N

Longitude: -1.6041 / 1°36'14"W

OS Eastings: 425448

OS Northings: 562346

OS Grid: NZ254623

Mapcode National: GBR SQM.MK

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.BQC6

Entry Name: Christ Church

Listing Date: 13 January 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1248787

English Heritage Legacy ID: 430220

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: Bensham and Teams

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

5099 (north side)

NZ 2562 7/89 Christ Church


1871 by Adams and Kelly of Leeds. Ashlar with high pitched slated roof, idio-
syncratic early Gothic style, French influence. Plain long nave, with clerestory,
runs directly into chevet at east end. Aisles are rows of six cross-gables with
short buttresses between, shallow gabled porch in westernmost. Cusped lancets,
single in clerestory, paired elsewhere, with roundels or quatrefoils over. Pent
west porch.

Inside has compound aisle piers with stiff-leaf capitals. Wagon roof whose ribs
rest on engaged columns. Handsome east end with good stained glass panels of
prophets and saints.

Land given by Lord Northbourne. Contributions from Lords Northbourne and Joicey.

Listing NGR: NZ2544862346

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

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