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Churchyard Walls and Gates North and East of Church of St John

A Grade II Listed Building in St Michael's, Sunderland

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Latitude: 54.8963 / 54°53'46"N

Longitude: -1.3845 / 1°23'4"W

OS Eastings: 439572

OS Northings: 555905

OS Grid: NZ395559

Mapcode National: GBR VC9.WF

Mapcode Global: WHD5C.P6X7

Entry Name: Churchyard Walls and Gates North and East of Church of St John

Listing Date: 10 November 1978

Last Amended: 17 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207055

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391383

Location: Sunderland, SR2

County: Sunderland

Electoral Ward/Division: St Michael's

Built-Up Area: Sunderland

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Bishopwearmouth St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


920-1/16/8 (West side)
10/11/78 Churchyard walls and gates north and
east of Church of St John
(Formerly Listed as:
Churchyard walls to north and east
of St John's Methodist Church)


Walls and gates enclosing grounds of Methodist church. c1888.
By R Curwen. Rock-faced stone with ashlar dressings;
wrought-iron gates. Low walls with chamfered ashlar coping,
from which railings have been removed, are interrupted at
intervals by wide piers with roll-moulded hipped coping.
Wrought-iron gates at entrances to hall and church have
scrolled spandrels and decoration, spear-headed dog bars and
intermediate bars, and twisted finials to principals. Inserted
entrance SE of church has no gates at time of survey.
(Milburn G et al: St John's Ashbrooke 1888-1988: Sunderland:

Listing NGR: NZ3957255905

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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