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Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Copt Hill, Sunderland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.8365 / 54°50'11"N

Longitude: -1.471 / 1°28'15"W

OS Eastings: 434072

OS Northings: 549202

OS Grid: NZ340492

Mapcode National: GBR LD5J.B1

Mapcode Global: WHD5J.CPRM

Entry Name: Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 15 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1025405

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303187

Location: Sunderland, DH5

County: Sunderland

Local Authority Ward: Copt Hill

Built-Up Area: Houghton-le-Spring

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Houghton-le-Spring

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 34NW HOUGHTON-LE-SPRING DURHAM ROAD (east side)

7/31 Church of St. Michael

G.V. II

R.C. parish church, 1837 by Ignatius Bonomi; later porch. Coursed squared
limestone with sandstone dressings; Welsh slate roof with flat stone gable
copings. Unaisled 4-bay nave; west porch, one-bay chancel. West front; 3
stepped lancets under semi-circular drip mould flanked by buttresses having
broach spirelets; trefoil window in gable peak; 3 stepped lancets on porch
gable to street. Interior : original pointed-arched entrance, flanked by
recessed columns, now in porch. Sloping western organ loft on 2 rows of
cast iron columns and wooden brackets. Historical note : built with school
in undercroft (information Rev. O'Gorman).


Listing NGR: NZ3407249202

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