Tyne and Wear HER(6986): Newcastle, Blackett St, Chapel of St. James

  • Description

    "A Presbyterian chapel was built on the corner of Blackett Street and Grainger Street, partly on the site of Fickett Tower (HER 1547) in 1826. John Dobson designed it - it had a pillared portico and pediment in Greek style. Internal difficulties within the chapel led to a financial crisis and soon the congregation began to dwindle. In 1830 the Church of Scotland refused to renew the licence designating St. James' as a Presbyerian Church. In 1833 St. James became a Congregational Church...."
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  • Source

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    What does this mean? Unknown license check permission to reuse
  • Further information

    Link: http://www.twsitelines.info/SMR/6986
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 6 years, 10 months ago
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