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Primative Methodist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Hetton-le-Hole, Sunderland

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Latitude: 54.8218 / 54°49'18"N

Longitude: -1.4506 / 1°27'2"W

OS Eastings: 435398

OS Northings: 547579

OS Grid: NZ353475

Mapcode National: GBR LD9P.R9

Mapcode Global: WHD5Q.P2FC

Plus Code: 9C6WRGCX+PQ

Entry Name: Primative Methodist Church

Listing Date: 15 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1025441

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303172

ID on this website: 101025441

Location: Hetton-le-Hole, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, DH5

County: Sunderland

Civil Parish: Hetton

Built-Up Area: Hetton-le-Hole

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Hetton-Lyons with Eppleton St Michael and St Nicholas,

Church of England Diocese: Durham

Tagged with: Protestant church building

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Primitive Methodist Church


Chapel, 1858 dated on plaque in central gable. Coursed squared sandstone
front with ashlar plinth, quoins and dressings, other walls limestone rubble.
Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys and basement, 3 bays. Tripartite central windows,
those on first floor stepped, round-arched with keystones, the whole under
wide round relieving arch. Facing rendered flights of steps, with iron
handrails, to double doors with fanlights and keystones in outer bays. These
are set in raised ashlar panels whose cornices form projecting cills to
keyed, round-arched windows above. Sash windows mostly with margin lights;
some alteration to glazing in central windows. Blank stuccoed panels above
side windows. PRIMITIVE METHODIST CHAPEL on central first floor band.
Sloping coped side parapets, defined by raised arched end blocks. Dropped,
shaped central gable with pediment-like top feature. Round-arched upper
windows on returns. Historical note: said to incorporate stone sleeper
blocks from George Stephenson's Hetton Colliery railway, and to have been
built by the miners of Hetton Colliery.

Listing NGR: NZ3539847579

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