Description"This is the Cathedral Church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Hexham & Newcastle. The architect was A W N Pugin, a national figure and champion of the Gothic Revival style (see the Wiki entry http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augustus_Pugin ). The church was mainly built in the 1840s, with the tower and spire completed in 1872. Pugin's son added the Clergy House, in Tudor style, in 1869. The set of buildings is Grade I listed http://list.english-heritage.org.uk/resultsingle.aspx?uid=1024913 . Further information about the cathedral can be found on its website http://www.stmaryscathedral.org.uk/index.html. There is a good satellite view of the cathedral and associated buildings on its triangular site bounded by Clayton Street West, Neville Street and Bewick Street https://maps.google.co.uk/maps?q=newcastle&hl=en&ll=54.96921,-1.619048&spn=0.001594,0.002395&sll=55.613262,-1.752319&sspn=0.564641,1.226349&hnear=Newcastle+upon+Tyne,+Tyne+and+Wear,+United+Kingdom&t=h&z=19 . Shows the location of []. The Buildings of Grainger Town - No.161. See []." Photo by Mike Quinn, 2013.
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Added by: Simon Cotterill
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Picture Taken: 2013-10-29