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St Andrew's Church, Newcastle upon Tyne
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St Andrew's Church, Newcastle upon Tyne
54°58′25.2″N 1°37′7.91″W / 54.973667°N 1.6188639°W / 54.973667; -1.6188639Coordinates: 54°58′25.2″N 1°37′7.91″W / 54.973667°N 1.6188639°W / 54.973667; -1.6188639
Location Newcastle upon Tyne
Country England
Denomination Church of England
Website standrewsnewcastle.org.uk
Administration
Deanery Newcastle (Central)
Archdeaconry Northumberland
Diocese Diocese of Newcastle

St Andrew's Church, Newcastle upon Tyne is a Grade I listed parish church in the Church of England in Newcastle upon Tyne.

History

The church dates from the 12th century, but is mainly of 13th and 14th century construction. The porch was re-fronted in 1726. Other restoration work was undertaken in 1866 by Fowler.

Burials

  • The composer Charles Avison was buried by the north porch in 1795.

Organ

The earliest records of organs are from 1783 when an organ was installed by Donaldson. Subsequent restorations have been carried out by Gray, Nicholson, Binns and Harrison and Harrison.

A specification of the organ can be found on the National Pipe Organ Register.

Organists

  • Thomas Hawdon 1783
  • George Barron 1783 - 1787
  • George Carr 1787 - 1790
  • Thomas Wright 1790 - 1796
  • Henry Munro (or Monro) 1796 - 1819
  • James Stimpson 1836 - 1841
  • Samuel Reay 1841 - 1845
  • J.S. Liddle ca. 1852
  • Mr. Wish 1864 - ????
  • Thomas Albion Alderson 1867 - 1902
  • Harold Oswald ca. 1916
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