The Churches of Britain and Ireland

  Gateshead, Tyne & Wear

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Churches at Bensham, Dunston, Felling.

Corpus Christi (R.C.). NZ 2561. Bill Henderson.

The Immaculate Heart of Mary (R.C.) at Lobley Hill. NZ 2318 6064. Bill Henderson. Link.

St. Helen at Low Fell. Bill Henderson. Two old postcard views - 1, 2 - both from Reg Dosell's Collection. Link. Grade II* listed.

St. John at Gateshead Fell. Bill Henderson. Link.

St. Joseph (R.C.). NZ 2563. Bill Henderson. Three interior views - 1, 2, 3, all Mike Forbester.

St. Mark (Methodist). Bill Henderson.

The former St. Mary on Oakwellgate, now used as a Visitor and Tourist Information Centre. NZ 254 637. Steve Bulman. Another view, Alan Blacklock, and another Bill Henderson (2018).

St. Mary (1822) at Heworth. NZ 287 619. Peter Morgan. An old postcard view, from Alan Blacklock's Collection. Grade II listed.

St. Ninian in the parish of Hurlow Lane and Lamesley. Bill Henderson.

St. Thomas at Eighton Banks. Another view. Both Norman Cummings (2015).

St. Wilfrid (R.C.). Interior view. Both Mike Forbester. Link.

U.R.C. on Cromer Avenue. NZ 2559. Bill Henderson.

Wesley Memorial Methodist Church. NZ 2581 6007. Bill Henderson. Grade II listed.

Victoria Road Methodist Church (1882) on Victoria Road. Ian Soulsby. Link.
 

Bensham
Bensham Gospel Hall. NZ 2462. Bill Henderson.
St. Chad. Bill Henderson.
The former St. Cuthbert. The grade II listing dates it to 1848, with the north aisle added in 1875. At the time of Bill's photo it was derelict, and was due to be demolished, but there was discussion about rebuilding it at the Beamish Open Air Museum. NZ 2478 6234. Bill Henderson. Howard Richter has confirmed that the move to Beamish never happened, and it has been converted to secular use. An Estate Agents notice is available here. A video of its cafe.
Synagogue. Bill Henderson.
U.R.C. Bill Henderson.
Whitehall Road Methodist Church, on Whitehall Road and Coatsworth Road. Originally New Connexion, opening in 1896, it was later United Methodist. The New Connexion congregation had previously been in Bethesda New Connexion Chapel on Melbourne Street, Barn Close, which is probably the one noted here as having been built in 1836. The chapel was demolished in 1964, and even the street no longer exists, but it stood at NZ 2538 6333. In this 2019 Streetview, the site of the chapel is handily marked by the yellow box on the road, its width was almost exactly the same as the length of the box, and the width of the entire road was about the same as the length of the chapel. A photo of it is available here. It is significant in the history of William Booth, later to found the Salvation Army, who had his first permanent post here. NZ 2533 6207. Bill Henderson. Link.

Dunston
Dunston Hill Methodist Church. NZ 2266 6168. Bill Henderson. Link.
St. Nicholas with Christ Church on Ellison Road. NZ 2266 6160. Bill Henderson. Link.
St. Philip (R.C.) on Ellison Road. NZ 2337 6189. Bill Henderson. Link.

Felling
St. Alban at Windy Nook. David Gallimore.
St. Patrick (R.C.). David Gallimore. Another view, Peter Morgan. Link.
Windy Nook Methodist Church, and the modern extension. Both David Gallimore.

 

 

 

 

 
 

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16 November 2020

Steve Bulman

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