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Church of St Alban, Earsdon

Description: Church of St Alban

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 303270

OS Grid Reference: NZ3202072518
OS Grid Coordinates: 432020, 572518
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0461, -1.5004

Location: 44 Front Street, North Tyneside NE25 9LP

Locality: Earsdon
County: North Tyneside
Country: England
Postcode: NE25 9LP

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Listing Text

SEATON VALLEY (part) FRONT STREET (north side)
NZ 37 SW
Church of St. Alban
Parish church. 1836-7 by John and Benjamin Green; 1889 chancel. Coursed squared
sandstone with ashlar dressings. plinth and quoins; Welsh slate roof with stone
gable copings. West tower; nave; chancel with north vestry and south porch. Early
English style. Gothic-panelled double south door in tower under stepped lancet
belfry openings offsets to set-back buttresses with spirelets on upper stages;
central canopied pierced lancets to parapet. Buttressed, 6-bay nave and 2-bay
chancel have lancets; 2-light sanctuary and 4-light east windows. Boarded porch
door in 2-centred arch. Interior: plaster; gothic-traceried struts to bracketed
queen-post roof, upper level ceiled. Banded quatrefoil columns support west
gallery; 2-centred arch to north organ chamber. Glass: in east nave lancets:
C16, possibly by Galyon Hone for Hampton Court: presented in 1874 by Lord Hastings;
restored by L. C. Evetts in 1958: armorials of Henry VII and Henry VIII. Sources:
L.C. Evetts "Sixteenth Century Heraldic Glass at Earsdon, Northumberland"
Archaeologia Aeliana 4; XXXVII; 333-39

Listing NGR: NZ3202072518

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Source: English Heritage

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