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St Andrews Centre, Hebburn

Description: St Andrews Centre

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 June 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 303736

OS Grid Reference: NZ3053665067
OS Grid Coordinates: 430536, 565067
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9793, -1.5244

Location: Church Street, South Tyneside NE31 1DR

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

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Listing Text


1/76 No 1 St Andrew's Centre
(formerly listed as St
Andrew's United Reformed


Presbyterian, now United Reformed, church. 1872 by R J Johnson of Newcastle.
Coursed sandstone rubble; Welsh slate roofs. Nave and transepts; west entrance
porch; north-west tower. Decorated Gothic style. Porch has 3 crocketed gables,
the central one high with bud finial and having marble shafts flanking double
door; east gable has large round spoked window, both transepts have windows
of 2 lights and a large 10-foiled round window over; broad 5-bay nave. Very
tall and slender tower has much, decoration, including tall crocketed gablets
to belfry openings with marble shafts. Interior : semicircular panelled wooden
ceiling rising from ornate shafted corbels. Historical note: the building was
the gift of Andrew Leslie, whose shipbuilding firm dominated Hebburn in the
C19. It is prominent landmark at the top of the river valley. Former Church of
St Andrew.

Listing NGR: NZ3053665067

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Source: English Heritage

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