History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

St Mary's Training College Administration Block and Chapel

A Grade II* Listed Building in Fenham, Newcastle upon Tyne

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9829 / 54°58'58"N

Longitude: -1.656 / 1°39'21"W

OS Eastings: 422110

OS Northings: 565418

OS Grid: NZ221654

Mapcode National: GBR JBWT.8K

Mapcode Global: WHC3Q.J0MW

Plus Code: 9C6WX8MV+5H

Entry Name: St Mary's Training College Administration Block and Chapel

Listing Date: 17 December 1971

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1320395

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304549

Location: Wingrove, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: Fenham

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Fenham St James and St Basil

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

Tagged with: Architectural structure

Find accommodation in
Elswick

Description


NZ 26 NW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE FENHAM HAIL DRIVE
(south side)
8/237
17/12/71 St. Mary's Training
College administration
block and chapel.
G.V. II*
House. Fenham Hall, 1748 by D. Garrett, with south tympanum carved by James
Guthrie, for John Ord, mayor of Newcastle. North front and wings early C19 by
Newton; east front mid C19. Became R.C. Convent school and college in 1905.
Sandstone ashlar. North front Flemish bond brick with ashlar dressings and quoins.
Graduated Lakeland slate roofs. E-plan. 2 storeys. Original garden front: 9
bays with 13-bay pedimented projecting centre, set-back outer bays. Plinth band.
Arcaded ground floor centre has central niche. All windows altered in original
architraves, those on ground floor outer bays with pulvinated friezes and pediments.
Top cornice and parapet. Ord arms in pediment. Entrance front 11 bays: end bays
project deeply with quoins; 3 central bays project with giant Tuscan engaged
columns and pediment. Central door, up 5 steps, and sashes with glazing bars, all
in architraves; ground floor cornices. 9-bay east front, in French C18 style,
has central door under open segmental pediment. Interior: 1908 chapel has Ionic
Order to chancel and reredos arches; entablature; panelled, low barrel-vaulted
ceiling. Original interior destroyed by fire in 1908. About to become empty at
time of survey. Sources: E. Mackenzie View of the County of Northumberland
Newcastle 1825 p.410; Society of the Sacred Heart St. Mary's College Fenham
1905-1985 n.d.


Listing NGR: NZ2211065418

External Links

External links are from the relevant listing authority and, where applicable, Wikidata. Wikidata IDs may be related buildings as well as this specific building. If you want to add or update a link, you will need to do so by editing the Wikidata entry.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.