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Church of St Alban

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitley Bay, North Tyneside

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Latitude: 55.0461 / 55°2'46"N

Longitude: -1.5004 / 1°30'1"W

OS Eastings: 432020

OS Northings: 572518

OS Grid: NZ320725

Mapcode National: GBR KBY2.ZW

Mapcode Global: WHC3D.XFPD

Plus Code: 9C7W2FWX+FR

Entry Name: Church of St Alban

Listing Date: 19 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1184308

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303270

Location: St. Mary's, North Tyneside, NE25

County: North Tyneside

Electoral Ward/Division: St Mary's

Built-Up Area: Whitley Bay

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Earsdon and Backworth

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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SEATON VALLEY (part) FRONT STREET (north side)
NZ 37 SW
Church of St. Alban
Parish church. 1836-7 by John and Benjamin Green; 1889 chancel. Coursed squared
sandstone with ashlar dressings. plinth and quoins; Welsh slate roof with stone
gable copings. West tower; nave; chancel with north vestry and south porch. Early
English style. Gothic-panelled double south door in tower under stepped lancet
belfry openings offsets to set-back buttresses with spirelets on upper stages;
central canopied pierced lancets to parapet. Buttressed, 6-bay nave and 2-bay
chancel have lancets; 2-light sanctuary and 4-light east windows. Boarded porch
door in 2-centred arch. Interior: plaster; gothic-traceried struts to bracketed
queen-post roof, upper level ceiled. Banded quatrefoil columns support west
gallery; 2-centred arch to north organ chamber. Glass: in east nave lancets:
C16, possibly by Galyon Hone for Hampton Court: presented in 1874 by Lord Hastings;
restored by L. C. Evetts in 1958: armorials of Henry VII and Henry VIII. Sources:
L.C. Evetts "Sixteenth Century Heraldic Glass at Earsdon, Northumberland"
Archaeologia Aeliana 4; XXXVII; 333-39

Listing NGR: NZ3202072518

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