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St John the Baptist Church, Newcastle

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St John's Church, Newcastle is situated near Grainger Street.

 

This fine medieval church has many fine architectural features (bar restoration) and much of the architecture dates from the mid-14th century to mid-15th century.

 

St John's Church, Newcastle: The tower dates from the 15th century with quite elaborate pinnacles.

 

St John's Church, Newcastle: The west end exterior north and south aisles on either side of the tower.

 

St John's Church, Newcastle: The fascinating fragments of medieval glass collected together in one of the stained glass windows.

 

St John's Church, Newcastle: Looking into the south transept with the organ on the left.

 

St John's Church, Newcastle: The chancel (Lady Chapel), the Lady Chapel altar (once high altar), Reredos and east window and memorial monuments.

 

St John's Church, Newcastle: Looking west down the nave to the west window below the tower, on the left the arches of the north aisle arcade built ~1350 and enlarged ~1400, on the right the south aisle added ~1370. The octagonal columns and pointed arches separating the nave from the north aisle (on right) and the south aisle (on left).

 

St John's Church, Newcastle: Looking east down the nave to the rood screen and chancel-Lady Chapel

 

St John's Church, Newcastle: The north transept-east end of the north aisle

 

St John's Church, Newcastle: Looking north-east across from the south aisle to the north aisle, note the clerestory windows above the aisle arches.

 

St John's Church, Newcastle: Another view from the north aisle to the south aisle.

 

St John's Church, Newcastle: The 17th century octagonal font and elaborately carved oak font cover.

 

St John's Church, Newcastle: The south exterior view of the south aisle ad south transept.

 

St John's Church, Newcastle: The exterior walls of the south transept

 

 

St John's Church, Newcastle: The exterior of the north aisle and the clock on the tower


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