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Description: Church of St John
Date Listed: 28 May 1948
English Heritage Building ID: 303733
OS Grid Reference: NZ3107564182
OS Grid Coordinates: 431075, 564182
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9713, -1.5161
NZ 36SW HEBBURN CANNING STREET (south side)
Church of St John
Parish church, formerly a service wing of Hebburn Hall. Converted to church
in 1886-87 by F R Wilson. Sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings; roof of Welsh
slate. Oriented NNW-SSE; unaisled; east transept at south end having entrance
porch in the angle; west porch at north end. Decorated style windows : 7 of
3 lights in the nave, 2 of 2 lights in the transept elaborate tracery over 7
lights at the north end, all between buttresses with gablets and set-backs.
South elevation : 2 massive buttresses having 5 alternate gablets and set-backs
between 1-light cusped windows and flanking a tall 2-light window. The roof
has a tall pierced, coped belfry supported by the south buttresses, and a central
flèche with 8 gabled louvres.
Listing NGR: NZ3107564182
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Source: English Heritage
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