CHURCH OF ST SILAS - Byker - List Entry

  • Description

    "Parish church. 1886 by R.J. Johnson; alterations 1899. Snecked sandstone with ashlar plinth, quoins and dressings; roof of plain tiles with stone gable copings. Nave and chancel with north aisle; north-west baptistry. Steps up to two-centred arched double door in moulded surround in north aisle westernmost bay....Battlemented octagonal belfry turret at north-west has canted baptistry adjoining. ...Gothic-style reredos of Caen stone was 1899 gift from vicar; painted panelled coved canopy above. Octagonal stone font on arcaded base surrounded by wood rail and kneeler. Glass in east and baptistry windows by Atkinson Bros of Newcastle. Stone low-relief panel in south wall commemorating Elizabeth Harbottle, founder of the Harbottle Charity, has angels flanking inscription of early C20...."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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