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Saltburn Community Centre and Theatre with Former Church Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Saltburn-by-the-Sea, Redcar and Cleveland

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Latitude: 54.5823 / 54°34'56"N

Longitude: -0.973 / 0°58'22"W

OS Eastings: 466474

OS Northings: 521277

OS Grid: NZ664212

Mapcode National: GBR PHNG.44

Mapcode Global: WHF88.02YY

Plus Code: 9C6XH2JG+WQ

Entry Name: Saltburn Community Centre and Theatre with Former Church Hall

Listing Date: 2 September 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387632

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475618

Location: Saltburn, Marske and New Marske, Redcar and Cleveland, TS12

County: Redcar and Cleveland

Civil Parish: Saltburn, Marske and New Marske

Built-Up Area: Saltburn-by-the-Sea

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Saltburn Emmanuel

Church of England Diocese: York

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802-1/10/63 (South side)
02/09/98 Saltburn Community Centre and
Theatre with former Church Hall


Includes: Saltburn Community Centre and Theatre with former
Church Hall ALBION TERRACE Saltburn.
Primitive Methodist Church with church hall now community
centre and theatre. 1905-10 by George Baines & Son, The
Strand, London, in competition. Perpendicular Revival style.
MATERIALS: bright red brick with ashlar and faience dressings;
roof of pale grey slates with pierced terracotta ridge
PLAN: chancel, transepts, nave with north-west tower and west
EXTERIOR: community centre and theatre, battlemented porch has
deeply splayed stone surround with many chamfered segmental
head to renewed glazed double doors under traceried overlight.
Traceried panel above rises to shaped coped finial. Alternate
block jambs with bands continuing round canted corners as sill
and lintel bands to 2-light angle windows, the angles defined
by tapering pilasters with splayed finials.
Tall 5-light window in gable peak with elaborate tracery has
ashlar hoodmould springing from slender shafts which rise
through gable coping to domed coping and decorative finials;
between them the gable peak has blind tracery and decorative
splayed finial.
To left of porch, 3-stage tapered tower has plain paired
lights on ground floor, single narrow lancets on next; tall
louvred belfry openings with alternate block jambs and
many-chamfered pointed ashlar heads under deep eaves, from
which 4 diagonally-set piers with ashlar coping continue the
angle buttresses of the tower; tall octagonal needle fleche is
covered in roll-jointed sheets of metal.
Nave has two 3-light windows, paired gables to transepts have
tall 4-light windows, chancel has low eaves to north vestry
with 3-light window under eaves. Nave and chancel roofs have
decorative ridge cresting.
Former church hall, linked to former church by east passage,
has full-width battlemented entrance porch and flanking rooms
under north gable to street.
Double doors with upper glazing are flanked by 3-light windows
with cusped tracery to stone mullions; similar tracery to
5-light window rising into gable peak.

Bands to imposts, lintels and hoods. Gable has pinnacled feet
with yellow faience finials to gable coping which rises to
small raised pediment finial.
Returns have similar traceried windows.
INTERIOR: community centre and theatre with ornate wooden
single hammer beam roof, with ornate metal ties and arch
braced roofs to transepts.
Former church hall shows tapered square wood piers to wood
aisle arcades and arch-braced collared roof trusses with 2
levels of purlin, ceiled above second purlins. Many struts to
2 levels of collar, which are linked by 3 straight struts.
(Cleveland County Council; Typescript notes).

Listing NGR: NZ6647421277

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