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Church of St Mary, Wallsend

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 August 1947
English Heritage Building ID: 303398

OS Grid Reference: NZ3178367718
OS Grid Coordinates: 431783, 567718
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0030, -1.5046

Location: Churchill Street, North Tyneside NE28 7TE

Locality: Wallsend
County: North Tyneside
Country: England
Postcode: NE28 7TE

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Listing Text

NZ 36 NW
7/150 Willington
18.8.47 Church of St. Mary
Parish church. 1876 by Austin and Johnson. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar
plinth, quoins and dressings; Welsh slate roof with stone gable copings. Nave
and south porch; chancel with north vestry. Early English style. Door, with
elaborate hinges and handle, in triple-chamfered recess in porch; 4-bay nave
has lancet windows, paired on north, paired in alternate bays on south; 2 west
lancets under large roundel. Arcade and 7 lancets, partly blind, to chancel
on south; 3 stepped east lancets under almond-shaped window and 3 roundels.
Set-back buttresses; sill string. Roof has sanctus bellcote, cross finials.
Interior: plaster with ashlar dressings; king-post roof. Inner corbelled
arch to cavetto-moulded chancel arch; irregular jambs and steeply sloping
sills to windows. Long sill panels in chancel. Aumbry with cusped canopy in
south chancel; octagonal stone font. High quality rood screen commemorates
Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee; Gothic style pulpit is World War I

Listing NGR: NZ3178367718

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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