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Church of St Thomas the Martyr

Barras Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1, England
+44 191 261 2284
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City centre calm

This church is often ignored by people hurrying past. Dont be one of them. Pop inside. It's a... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2016
North East
via mobile

Noticed the war memorial and the church behind as we travelled by bus into the city. An impressive... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2016
Dan L
Bunbury, Australia
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30 Oct 2016
“City centre calm”
27 May 2016
Barras Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1, England
+44 191 261 2284
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Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

This church is often ignored by people hurrying past. Dont be one of them. Pop inside. It's a place dedicated to living the Christian life in the city centre. There's loads happening there. And you can sit and let the world rush on by.

Thank NorthEastMe999
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Noticed the war memorial and the church behind as we travelled by bus into the city. An impressive Gothic structure, it is one of the most prominent city centre landmarks, located close to the universities, city hall and main shopping district. Various statues of historical...More

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 27 May 2016

As we approached the very impressive aspect came into view. Its dark colour against the evening sky enhanced the picture. It is dedicated to St Thomas Becket. The interior is lovely. The vista along the central nave is wonderful, peaceful and light. Midway on the...More

1  Thank permia
Reviewed 9 March 2016

This old church, designed by Dobson, is a Royal Peculiar and stands proudly outside the Civic Centre and close by the famous war memorial "The Response". Sadly, St Thomas has been suffering for some time from lack of maintainance and is in urgent need of...More

Thank rafaman
Reviewed 7 December 2015

I have passed this church so many times over the years but had just never had the opportunity to call in. Last week, I made sure I did have the time to stop and look and I thought it was absolutely stunning. We were greeted...More

Thank Trish36
Reviewed 13 September 2015

This church was built between 1827 and 1830 by John Dobson it is in the style of gothic, well worth a visit The Victoria tunnel runs under it ,This is also worth a visit it goes under a lot of places in Newcastle,The church is...More

Thank becky47Sunderland
Reviewed 3 October 2014 via mobile

Following a visit to Newcastle University I realised I had a little spare time. Looking on Tripadvisor I came across a review for the statue adjacent to St Thomas' Church. I am so glad I visited it - truly a work of art which tells...More

1  Thank Normieb41
Reviewed 22 September 2014

This review covers a statue in the Church Grounds . Response by Sir William Goscombe John RA, is one of the best Military Statues in the UK. Sir William 1860-1952, was commissioned by Sir George and Lady Renwick to produce a statue, to commemorate, the...More

3  Thank LordHafod
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