St. Thomas Chapel

A plaque describing the history of St. Thomas Chapel.

Date: 1830

Group: Tweenies

Plaque reads: City of Newcastle upon Tyne. St. Thomas Chapel. Chapel of St. Thomas the Martyr (Archbishop Thomas Becket, died 1170) stood on Old Tyne Bridge near this spot, until 1830, when it was demolished for road widening and replaced by St. Thomas’ Church in Barras Bridge.