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Church of St Michael, Houghton le Spring

Description: Church of St Michael

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 303187

OS Grid Reference: NZ3407249202
OS Grid Coordinates: 434072, 549202
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8365, -1.4710

Location: Durham Road, Houghton-le-Spring, Sunderland DH5 8GA

Locality: Houghton le Spring
County: Sunderland
Country: England
Postcode: DH5 8GA

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Listing Text


7/31 Church of St. Michael


R.C. parish church, 1837 by Ignatius Bonomi; later porch. Coursed squared
limestone with sandstone dressings; Welsh slate roof with flat stone gable
copings. Unaisled 4-bay nave; west porch, one-bay chancel. West front; 3
stepped lancets under semi-circular drip mould flanked by buttresses having
broach spirelets; trefoil window in gable peak; 3 stepped lancets on porch
gable to street. Interior : original pointed-arched entrance, flanked by
recessed columns, now in porch. Sloping western organ loft on 2 rows of
cast iron columns and wooden brackets. Historical note : built with school
in undercroft (information Rev. O'Gorman).

Listing NGR: NZ3407249202

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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