Basic Site Details

Name: St Charles RC Church
Town, district or village: Gosforth
City or county: Newcastle upon Tyne
Country: England
Grid ref:
Notes: Contractor: W C Fleck of Gosforth
Foundation stone laid on 14 August 1910

The church is being built of Kenton stone with dressings and mouldings of Pasture Hill stone, Its length is 85 feet; width of transepts, 62 feet; width of nave, 8(sic) feet; height, 50 feet; height of tower, 80 feet. It is planned to seat 550 persons. Estimated cost £4,000-4,500. [Building News 12 August 1910 p.242]

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Church  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Church Road/Rothwell RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 119101911 Church built re-using materials, particularly at the western towers, from a church in New Bridge Street, Newcastle, that had been demolished.


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 1Charles Jean Menart (or Ménart)Architect 19101911 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2McCombie, F1996A Parish in its Time   
Item 2 of 2Pevsner, N and Richmond, I1992Northumberland (The Buildings of England)2nd Edition2001 printing with correctionsp502

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Building News12 August 1910  p223 and p242
Item 2 of 2Building News19 August 1910  p258 - foundation stone