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Church of Aloysius, Hebburn

Description: Church of Aloysius

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 February 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 303732

OS Grid Reference: NZ3069464792
OS Grid Coordinates: 430694, 564792
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9768, -1.5220

Location: Bell Street, South Tyneside NE31 1RU

Locality: Hebburn
County: South Tyneside
Country: England
Postcode: NE31 1RU

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Listing Text


2/72 Church of St Aloysius


RC parish church. 1888 by C Walker of Newcastle. Polychrome brick with terracotta
and sandstone dressings; roof of Welsh slate. 4-bay nave, with north and south
aisles and south porch; 2-bay chancel. Double transepts, apsidal chapel to
north transept. North and south elevations : 3 over 3 lancet windows to each
transept gable, with 3 slit openings in the peaks : 3 lancets to each aisle
bay, 2 to each bay in the clerestory; angle buttresses with 1 set-back and gablets
at east and west ends, buttresses with 3 set-backs to transepts and aisles.
West elevation : round window, sandstone, with plate tracery in round-headed
brick recess having gauged brick arch; small lancets in peak flank corbelled
pilaster bearing cross finial. Hood moulds, beast and flower stops, strings,
gable and buttress copings of terracotta. Interior : boarded roof with scissor-
braced trusses, alternate ones having strutted arch braces and resting on corbels
of stone and brick, continuous over nave and chancel; Lady Chapel apsidal with
arch-braced wood roof; north transept contains gallery with organ case, but
only corbels show position of south gallery either removed or not built; central
arcaded beam supports transept roofs; corbels of angels and mythical beasts;
glass, mostly original, by Reed Millican of Newcastle. Furnishings: altar and
reredos by John Gallagher of Newcastle, are Gothic, as are the side screens
and communion rail and pulpit of similar design. Source : Jarrow Express 8th
June, 1888, p.7: report of opening.

Listing NGR: NZ3069464792

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Source: English Heritage

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