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Church of St Aidan

A Grade II Listed Building in Shiney Row, Sunderland

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Latitude: 54.8694 / 54°52'9"N

Longitude: -1.4684 / 1°28'6"W

OS Eastings: 434213

OS Northings: 552860

OS Grid: NZ342528

Mapcode National: GBR LD54.W8

Mapcode Global: WHD5B.DVZY

Entry Name: Church of St Aidan

Listing Date: 15 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1025420

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303220

Location: Sunderland, DH4

County: Sunderland

Electoral Ward/Division: Shiney Row

Built-Up Area: Washington

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Herrington, Penshaw and Shiney Row

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

4/64 New Herrington.

Church of St. Aidan


Parish church, 1885-6 by H. Morton of South Shields. Snecked sandstone with
ashlar dressings; graduated Scottish slate roof.
Nave, north and south aisles, north porch; chancel with north and south porches.
Early English style. North front: chancel porch has semi-circular drip-mould
over large 6-foil window in chamfered stone surround above paired lancets;
aisle a straight-headed door, one lancet and 3 paired lancets; north porch
pointed arch to door has 4 chamfers and drip mould; clerestory. 3 stepped
lancets to each bay under drip string. Cross and vane finials. Interior:
brick with sandstone ashlar dressings: 5-day double-chamfered nave arcades;
chancel has double piscina, chamfered vestry door, mosaic and terrazzo floor.
Marble inlay to font and pulpit. Light shades on nave arcades were for original
electric lighting supplied by the nearby colliery. Source: Sunderland Echo
20th July 1885 p.2.

Listing NGR: NZ3421352860

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