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Church of All Saints

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

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Latitude: 54.9174 / 54°55'2"N

Longitude: -1.3795 / 1°22'46"W

OS Eastings: 439869

OS Northings: 558254

OS Grid: NZ398582

Mapcode National: GBR VD1.M4

Mapcode Global: WHD55.SN8L

Plus Code: 9C6WWJ8C+X5

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 10 November 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207083

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391462

ID on this website: 101207083

Location: All Saints' Church, Monkwearmouth, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR6

County: Sunderland

Electoral Ward/Division: St Peter's

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Sunderland

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Monkwearmouth Team Ministry

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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920-1/4/86 (West side)
10/11/78 Church of All Saints


Parish church. 1847-9. By John Dobson. Coursed squared
sandstone with ashlar plinth coping, quoins and dressings;
Welsh slate roof with stone gable copings and finials; stone
spire. Chancel with N vestry; nave with S aisle, SW spire and
S porch. Early English style. Buttresses, clasping at corners.
EXTERIOR: lower chancel has quatrefoil in E gable over 3
lancets stepped under continuous dripmould; sill string which
continues below 3 small lancets with dripmoulds on S
elevation. N vestry has lancet in stepped external chimney on
N gable. Lombard frieze to chancel and N nave elevation which
has tall paired lancets with sill string and continuous
dripmould. S aisle under continuous roof has S lancet, paired
S lights, boarded door in moulded arch of gabled porch. Square
SW tower has octagonal short second and third stages, the
third with shafted angles and lancet belfry openings, below
short spire. Paired W lancets below large vesica; clasping NW
buttress rises to square pinnacle with pyramid coping. C20
church hall obscures part of lower W elevation with lancet
INTERIOR: S arcade with hoodstring over chamfered pointed
acrhes on octagonal moulded capitals of round piers; high
chancel arch with dogtooth moulding in two orders; west organ
gallery; roof on corbelled wall-posts, nave hammerbeam,
chancel braced tiebeam with queen struts. Windows have
flower-ball stopped dripmoulds. Steps up to chancel and
sanctuary. Original pews with shaped ends; gothic pulpit; 1926
chancel panelling and clergy prayer-desk and seat; WWII font
of polished limestone with fluted bowl on slim pedestal.
Stained glass includes possibly original mid-C19 in E windows
with geometric bands and some high-quality mid-C20 glass in
second pair from E in aisle, and first pair from E on N.
Alexander Boddy, vicar from 1886 to 1922, was a founder of the
pentecostal movement.
(Corfe T and Milburn G: Buildings and Beliefs: Sunderland:
1984-: 13).

Listing NGR: NZ3986958254

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