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Phoenix Squash and Leisure Centre

A Grade II Listed Building in Newport, Middlesbrough

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Latitude: 54.5695 / 54°34'10"N

Longitude: -1.2576 / 1°15'27"W

OS Eastings: 448096

OS Northings: 519614

OS Grid: NZ480196

Mapcode National: GBR MHNL.JR

Mapcode Global: WHD6Z.NDCT

Plus Code: 9C6WHP9R+QX

Entry Name: Phoenix Squash and Leisure Centre

Listing Date: 17 July 1968

Last Amended: 28 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1329512

English Heritage Legacy ID: 59762

ID on this website: 101329512

Location: Newport, Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire, TS5

County: Middlesbrough

Electoral Ward/Division: Newport

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Middlesbrough

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Middlesbrough St Martin of Tours with St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: York

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NZ 41 NE (4819)
south side.
3/56 Phoenix Squash and
Leisure Centre
(formerly listed as
17.7.68 Church of St.
- II
Church, 1897/1902 by Temple Moore. Converted to leisure centre 1977.
Brick, faced with sandstone ashlar. Lakeland slate roofs; lead roof on
south-east tower. Continuous nave and chancel, with narrow aisles,
north-east, north-west and south-west porches, west narthex, south-east
transept, north-east and south-east towers and east chapel and vestries.
Decorated style. 5-stage north-east tower, has trefoil-headed window in
lower stage, narrow square-headed windows in middle 3 stages, paired pointed
bell openings with louvres, and pyramidal roof with bronze cross finial.
4-stage south-east tower has similar windows in lower and middle stages, and
Caernarvon-headed bell openings below embattled parapet. Shallow
trumpet-shaped roof. 5-bay nave has deep stepped-chamfered plinth and
buttresses between bays. Y-tracery missing from pointed windows with
renewed glazing, in chamfered surrounds with ribbed heads, under hoodmoulds.
Offset gabled buttresses between 3 stepped pointed east windows with
curvilinear tracery; partly-blind outer windows have shortened lights
flanking the buttresses. Small rose windows in east and west gables, the
west blocked. 2-storey lean-to narthex has square-headed north windows,
with renewed glazing, under hoodmoulds and straight parapets. Hipped roof.
Slightly-projecting, gabled north-east and north-west porches have double
doors under hoodmoulds and slit lights. Projecting south-west porch has
studded oak double doors of older appearance, possibly from an earlier
church. Transept has similar doors in deep chamfered and ribbed surround at
left under 3 stepped cusped ogee-headed niches. Late C20 right doorway.
Tracery removed from window, with renewed glazing, under hoodmould in gable.
2-bay north-east chapel has half-octagonal east end and gabled buttresses
between bays. 5 windows with curvilinear tracery and renewed glazing.
Lower canted south-east vestry has 4 similar east windows under hoodmoulds
and 3 gables. INTERIOR: altered, with first floor inserted. Ground floor
divided intro compartments for courts. Remains of continuous 5-bay passage
arcades with short square piers. Wood 5-bay rib-vaulted roof has carved
bosses with arms, and ribs on stone corbels. Stained glass: crucifixion, by
H. Victor Milner, in round east window.

Listing NGR: NZ4809619614

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