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Church of Our Blessed Lady Immaculate and Presbytery Adjoining

A Grade II Listed Building in Washington Central, Sunderland

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Latitude: 54.9036 / 54°54'13"N

Longitude: -1.5208 / 1°31'15"W

OS Eastings: 430822

OS Northings: 556651

OS Grid: NZ308566

Mapcode National: GBR KCTQ.JZ

Mapcode Global: WHC45.M00M

Entry Name: Church of Our Blessed Lady Immaculate and Presbytery Adjoining

Listing Date: 15 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1299818

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303244

Location: Sunderland, NE38

County: Sunderland

Electoral Ward/Division: Washington Central

Built-Up Area: Washington

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Washington

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

Church of Our Blessed Lady
Immaculate and Presbytery


R.C. parish church. 1877-8 by A.M. Dunn of Newcastle. Rock-faced snecked
sandstone; roof of plain tiles. 3-bay aisled nave continuous with one-bay apsed
chancel; south transept with gable belfry; Low north porch to chancel. Early
English style. 2-light windows to nave, one single lancet and 2 pairs to aisles.
2 doors, in western bays of aisles, are flanked by coped gabled buttresses
containing niches. West front: paired lancets in aisles and 4-light nave window
with strings and central buttress. 3 paired lancets in straight-sided apse.
High-pitched roof has iron cross finial at west and stone at east ends. 1-storey
link to presbytery near south transept: similar materials. 2 storeys; T-plan.
Gothic style with decorated windows and ornamental bargeboards. One coped
transverse ridge chimney.

Listing NGR: NZ3082256651

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