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Church of St. Columba, North Shields


St Columba's United Reformed Church is located on Northumberland Square (no. 30) in North Shields. It was originally built as a Presbyterian Church,  designed in an Italianate style by John Dobson. The foundation stone was laid on the 20th October 1856 by William Shaw Lindsay (MP for Tynemouth), and opened for public worship on the 27th December 1857 by the Reverend John Ker of Glasgow.[1] The building was extended with in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Known as 'The Church in the Square', the building is Grade II listed on the National Heritage List for England. The church underwent a major refurbishment in 2007.

Northumberland Square John Dobson (1787 - 1865) 1857 Churches and Cathedrals Historic Buildings and Monuments in North Tyneside
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025725:Northumberland Square North Shields North Tyneside c.1900

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Church of St. Columba, Northumberland Square, North Shields

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St Columba Church North Shields

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United Reformed Church of St Columba - North Shields - List Entry
- "...Former United Presbyterian Church, now the United Reformed Church of St Columba, 1856 to 1857 by John Dobson. Late-C19 wings and an early-C20 hall. Italianate style. MATERIALS: Prudham sandstone ashlar ...

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St Columba’s North Shields United Reformed Church
- Website of St Columba’s North Shields United Reformed Church. Details of services etc. and includes a section on the history of the church.

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Charity number: 1164784
List number: 1355010
List grade: 2
Post code: NE30 1PW
Borough: North Tyneside
Grid ref: NZ3560268530

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