List number: 1277841
List grade: 2*
Tyne & Wear HER: 8312
Grid ref: NZ2497161700

Church of St Chad, Bensham


"St Chad's Church was consecrated in 1903. The church was designed by William Searle Hicks in the style of the Arts and Crafts movement, and built on land given by Lord Northbourne.  The costs were born by Emily Easton" [1]. The church is located on Rawling Road, Bensham in Gateshead. As a landmark, it visible from the East Coast main line. It is a Grade 2* listed building. Major work on the roof of the church was undertaken in 2016, including replacing all the slates on the nave and tower.[2]
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027273:St Chads Church Gateshead unknown c.1910

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Church of St Chad, Rawling Road, Bensham

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030321:St Chad's Church Gateshead unknown c.1930

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St Chad, Bensham

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St Chad, Bensham

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Jerusalem

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View of St Chad's Church from back lane, Bensham

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Tyne and Wear HER(8312): Bensham, Rawling Road, Church of St. Chad
- "1900-1903 by Hicks and Charlewood. Ashlar with fairly low pitched slated roof. C14 style. Cruciform with aisles and an octagonal crossing tower with battlements, a corona of crocketed pinnacles and ...

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Miss Easton

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Landmark church of St Chad's in Gateshead celebrates completion of major reroofing project
- Chronicle Live, 5 February 2016. "A landmark Tyneside church is celebrating the completion of four months of reroofing work. St Chad’s in Bensham in Gateshead is known by its ...

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St Chad's Church, Rawlings Road

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