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S Tyneside

Jarrow, Grange Road West, Christ Church



Religious Ritual and Funerary


Parish Church

Early Modern


Extant Building

Parish church. 1868 by Johnson and Hicks. Coursed, squared rock-faced sandstone; roof of Welsh slate. 4-bay nave, north and south aisles and south porch, 2-bay chancel with south vestry and north organ loft, tower with stair turret at north-east of nave. Early English style. West elevation; 2 windows of 2 lights with cinquefoils. Clerestory has cinquefoil windows; lancets in the aisles. High-pitched roofs have gable stone copings and finials; tower has tall broach spire. Interior: nave arcades have round piers with plinths, clasping bands and acanthus capitals; and stiff leaf stops to hood moulds of arches. Furnishings: Norman-style front of Frosterley marble on pedestal and 4 columns; choir stalls, rood screen, lectern and altar Gothic-style woodwork of high quality. LISTED GRADE 2




Department of National Heritage, List of Buildings of Special architectural or Historic Interest, 1/87

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