History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Houghton-le-Spring, Sunderland

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


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

Plus Code: 9C6WRGPH+HH

Entry Name: Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 15 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1025405

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303187

ID on this website: 101025405

Location: St Michael's Roman Catholic Church, Rainton Bridge, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, DH5

County: Sunderland

Electoral Ward/Division: Copt Hill

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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

Tagged with: Church building

Find accommodation in
Houghton le Spring



7/31 Church of St. Michael


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

External Links

External links are from the relevant listing authority and, where applicable, Wikidata. Wikidata IDs may be related buildings as well as this specific building. If you want to add or update a link, you will need to do so by editing the Wikidata entry.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.