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Church of St Peter

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wallsend, North Tyneside

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Latitude: 54.994 / 54°59'38"N

Longitude: -1.5174 / 1°31'2"W

OS Eastings: 430974

OS Northings: 566708

OS Grid: NZ309667

Mapcode National: GBR KBVP.8L

Mapcode Global: WHC3L.NQMW

Plus Code: 9C6WXFVM+J2

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 18 August 1947

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1025326

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303394

Also known as: St Peter's Church, Wallsend

ID on this website: 101025326

Location: St Peter's Church, Point Pleasant, North Tyneside, Tyne and Wear, NE28

County: North Tyneside

Electoral Ward/Division: Wallsend

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Wallsend

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Wallsend St Peter and St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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CHURCH BANK (south side)

Church of St. Peter



Parish church dated 1809 and restoration 1892 on brass plaque in porch. Paid
for by tontine and partly by Dean and Chapter of Durham. Coursed squared
sandstone with plinth; snecked sandstone additions of chancel with south
aisle, tower buttresses and stair turret. Roofs of Welsh slate; stone flags
to stair turret. Church: west tower with south porch; nave and north vestry;
chancel and south porch. Perpendicular style. Pointed-arched west door in
chamfered, moulded surround, in porch of 3-stage tower; 3-light windows and
2-light belfry openings in upper stages; buttresses with many offsets, slit
windows in octagonal stair turret; battlemented parapet with gargoyles. 4-bay
nave has 3-light windows; 2-light windows in vestry with elliptical-headed
door. Square-headed chancel windows under flower-ornamented string on grotesque
animal corbels; string continuous to gable above 5-light 2-centred-arched east
window. Rough corbel table to nave. Pinnacled battlements. Interior plaster
with ashlar dressings above panelled dado. Wide double-chamfered chancel arch
on octagonal columns from which spring side arches to aisle and organ chamber.
Cusped, collared, hammer-beam and king post nave roof, with large angels on
hammers; panelled chancel roof. Font resited from Holy Cross Church (q.v.)
in west baptistry; 3 sedilia in south chancel. Glass in south aisle by
Atkinson; in north aisle by Ethel Rhine Strang. Source: W. Richardson
History of the Parish of Wallsend, 1923 pp 123-144.

Listing NGR: NZ3097466708

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