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Address: Barras Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1, England
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+44 191 261 2284

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City church

There was a real decent Xmas cards shop and the bloke on the desk gave me lots of useful information on the church events and services.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 November 2016
Ethan E
Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

There was a real decent Xmas cards shop and the bloke on the desk gave me lots of useful information on the church events and services.

Thank Ethan E
North East
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 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
Bunbury, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 interest are located within the church precinct. The building also has a One World Shop.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 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 decorative columns is a balcony, the central portion of which is an eye catching red.... More 

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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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 refurbishment. It is also unfortunate that a large part of the interior is taken up... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 by a young man who told us to look around and to take our time,... More 

Thank Trish36
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 next to the civic centre in the centre of Newcastle and near to Haymarket Metro... More 

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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173 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 268 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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 a very poignant story of the Great War. If you have spare time next time... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 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 safe return of their 5 sons from the Great War, to celebrate 50 years in... More 

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