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Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Howdon, North Tyneside

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Latitude: 55.003 / 55°0'10"N

Longitude: -1.5046 / 1°30'16"W

OS Eastings: 431783

OS Northings: 567718

OS Grid: NZ317677

Mapcode National: GBR KBYL.1C

Mapcode Global: WHC3L.VHPY

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 18 August 1947

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355038

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303398

Location: North Tyneside, NE28

County: North Tyneside

Electoral Ward/Division: Howdon

Built-Up Area: Wallsend

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Willington St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 36 NW


Willington Church of St. Mary


Parish church. 1876 by Austin and Johnson. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar
plinth, quoins and dressings; Welsh slate roof with stone gable copings. Nave
and south porch; chancel with north vestry. Early English style. Door, with
elaborate hinges and handle, in triple-chamfered recess in porch; 4-bay nave
has lancet windows, paired on north, paired in alternate bays on south; 2 west
lancets under large roundel. Arcade and 7 lancets, partly blind, to chancel
on south; 3 stepped east lancets under almond-shaped window and 3 roundels.
Set-back buttresses; sill string. Roof has sanctus bellcote, cross finials.
Interior: plaster with ashlar dressings; king-post roof. Inner corbelled
arch to cavetto-moulded chancel arch; irregular jambs and steeply sloping
sills to windows. Long sill panels in chancel. Aumbry with cusped canopy in
south chancel; octagonal stone font. High quality rood screen commemorates
Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee; Gothic style pulpit is World War I

Listing NGR: NZ 31783 67718

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