The area around St Nicholas’ Cathedral and the Castle form the medieval core of Newcastle. The Church is mainly 14th century, with a 15th century Lantern Tower.
Medieval treasures include the ornate font cover, a stained glass roundel of the Virgin Mary and infant Jesus, and the magnificent Thornton Memorial Brass. Other features include a fine alabaster reredos, hand-carved misericords, the 17th century hall and Maddison Memorials, and the Collingwood Monument dedicated to Admiral Lord Collingwood.
Tel 0191 232 1939 / www.stnicholascathedral.co.uk
Mosley Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1PF