Tyne and Wear HER(6745): Whitley Bay, Church of St. Paul - Details
Title of image: St. Paul's Church, Whitley Bay
Date: circa 1890
Description: A view of the church from the road taken in the winter.
Location/Collection: Newcastle Libraries/Newcastle Local Studies Churches Collection
Accession number: NCL 023699
Provider: Newcastle City Library
Copyright: All rights reserved, if you would like a printed copy of this image please contact Newcastle Libraries.
Whitley Bay, Church of St. Paul
Religious Ritual and Funerary
Place of Worship
Built in 1864 by Salvin, at the expense of the Duke of Northumberland. Snecked sandstone. Three-stage tower with mask corbel table under an octagonal spire. Stained glass - west window to William died 1883, son of W.B. Wilkinson of Newcastle, who in 1854 patented a successful reinforced concrete. North aisle first window by Wailes & Strang. Third window dated 1901 by Camm & Co of Smethwick. Lychgate 1894 by W.S Hicks. The boundary wall includes a grade two listed drinking fountain. LISTED GRADE 2
The Archaeological Practice, 2004, The Coliseum, Whitley Bay, Archaeological Assessment; N. Pevsner and I. Richmond, second edition revised by G. McCombie, P. Ryder and H. Welfare, 1992, The Buildings of England: Northumberland, p 625; Department of National Heritage, List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest, 5/181 and 5/180