All Saints Gosforth

Alnmouth Church Hill

All Saints Gosforth

West Avenue
Tyne and Wear


Late Victorian imposing Gothic revival church, main benefactor William Cochrane, mining engineer but donations received from the working men/women of the parish recorded in the inscription on the two pillars at the head of the nave.

Fine east Window of coloured glass unusual depiction of Jesus receiving young child into the company of saints in memory of  Cochrane child who had died tragically. Also fine stained glass in West Window.

Notable chancel screen and choir stalls carved by well known tyneside wood carver Ralph Hedley; hidden on the screen are mice, toads snails and a sea horse(on the underside of middle of the screen) main seats have a lion, ox, man and an eagle.

Wooden memorial cross above screen dedicated 1951 in memory of former Vicar William Studdert Kennedy ,( brother of famous World War 1 vicar “Woodbine Willie”.)

Milennium Embroidery in South Porch with 200 contributions  from congregation ranging from a single stitch to a number of pieces.

Fine ring of 10 bells in tower.

Outside, down South side of church, a garden of remembrance with seating and a crucifix.

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Open from 9am to 4pm (5pm in Spring / Summer). 


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All Saints Gosforth

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