Hexham and Newcastle

The Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle has 179 churches (as of 2012). The cathedral is in Newcastle  and is dedicated to St Mary. The Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle was founded on 29 September 1850, and was called the Diocese of Hexham until 1861. It covers the counties of Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, Durham, and the part of Cleveland north of the River Tees.

Stockton-on-Tees – St Bede

Built shortly after World War II and despite an evidently modest budget, displaying an enterprising plan and handling... Read More

Stockton-on-Tees – St Cuthbert

One of the better post-war churches designed by the prolific architect Thomas Crawford, with a confident west front... Read More

Stockton-on-Tees – St Joseph

An interwar church built on the site of the stables and coach house of Ragworth Hall, in a simple revival style which... Read More

Stockton-on-Tees – St Mary

A large, accretive Gothic Revival church, ranging in date from 1841 to 1909. Its most significant phase is the first,... Read More

Stockton-on-Tees – St Patrick

A typical post-Vatican II church built to serve a large housing estate, altered in the 1990s. It was economically... Read More

Stockton-on-Tees – The English Martyrs and St Peter and St Paul

A modest 1950s church design, built for a post-war housing estate.  It has a pleasing, if conventional interior with... Read More

Sunderland – Holy Family

A functional but well-designed church of the 1960s, reflecting the liturgical changes ushered in with the Second... Read More

Sunderland – Holy Rosary

A simple brick design of the 1950s, built to serve a post-war housing estate. Its elevated position beside a major... Read More

Sunderland – Immaculate Heart of Mary

A striking design of the 1950s, although some of the quality of the brick detailing is poor on closer inspection. The... Read More

Sunderland – Sacred Heart and St John Bosco

A functional design of the 1950s, built as a parish hall and serving a post-war housing estate.  The church was... Read More

Sunderland – St Anne

Although not of special architectural or historical interest, this is an attractive, well-detailed design of the... Read More

Sunderland – St Benet

A large town church of the 1880s by Dunn, Hansom & Dunn, extended in 1909. From 1900 the parish was served by the... Read More

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