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.

Gosforth – St Charles

A notable design by the Belgian-born architect Charles Menart, who had a major Glasgow-based church practice in the... Read More

Halfwhistle – St John of Beverley

Placed on a large garden plot against fields on the northern edge of the village, this is a modest and well-executed... Read More

Halfwhistle – St Wilfrid

Built for the Presbyterian Church in 1899 and making the best of its corner site, with a modest, but distinctive... Read More

Hartlepool – St Cuthbert

A 1950s church built on a site established as a Catholic mission half a century earlier.  It is typical of the work... Read More

Hartlepool – St John Vianney

A large post-war church built to serve a housing estate, economically built and with a functional interior. The... Read More

Hartlepool – St Joseph

A large red brick late nineteenth-century Gothic Revival town church, designed by a well-regarded North East firm. The... Read More

Hartlepool – St Teresa

A modest design, built to serve a post-war housing estate, economically built and with a functional interior. The... Read More

Hartlepool – St Thomas More

A typical example of the many modest, well-built churches built to serve post-war housing estates. The interior is... Read More

Hartlepool – The Immaculate Conception

A good Early English Gothic design by J. A. Hansom, with a fine interior retaining original and early fittings of... Read More

Hebburn – St Aloysius

A large red brick Gothic Revival church and early work by Charles Walker of Newcastle, replacing an earlier... Read More

Hebburn – St James

A large church conceived before and built after the Second Vatican Council, conventional in plan and design. It has a... Read More

Hexham – St Mary

Hexham has a history of continuous history of Catholic activity from the early seventeenth century. The present church... Read More

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