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John Knox Church, Elswick Road/Beech Grove Road, Elswick



Elswick, Elswick Road, Presbyterian Church



Religious Ritual and Funerary

Nonconformist Chapel

Presbyterian Chapel

Early Modern


Demolished Building

Shown on 2nd edition Ordnance Survey map. Congregation from John Knox, Clayton Street West. Built 1896 for the congregation from Clayton Street West, who were seeking larger premises. The church was in use until 1953, it later became a Boys Brigade Centre, then Factory Project House. Demolished 1983. A 1900 photograph of the church shows it terraced into the slope of the ground so that it is below the level of Elswick Road.




2nd edition Ordnance Survey map; Peter F Ryder, 2012, Nonconformist Chapels and Meeting Houses in Newcastle and North Tyneside, a survey; Archaeological Services Durham University, 2013, Bristol Terrace, Elswick, Newcastle upon Tyne, Archaeological Assessment

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