CHURCH OF ST PETER

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1025326

Date first listed: 18-Aug-1947

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST PETER, CHURCH BANK, WALLSEND

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST PETER, CHURCH BANK, WALLSEND

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: North Tyneside (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: NZ 30974 66708

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Details

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NZ 36 NW 7/146 (inset) 18.8.47

WALLSEND CHURCH BANK (south side)

Church of St. Peter

II* G.V.

Parish church dated 1809 and restoration 1892 on brass plaque in porch. Paid for by tontine and partly by Dean and Chapter of Durham. Coursed squared sandstone with plinth; snecked sandstone additions of chancel with south aisle, tower buttresses and stair turret. Roofs of Welsh slate; stone flags to stair turret. Church: west tower with south porch; nave and north vestry; chancel and south porch. Perpendicular style. Pointed-arched west door in chamfered, moulded surround, in porch of 3-stage tower; 3-light windows and 2-light belfry openings in upper stages; buttresses with many offsets, slit windows in octagonal stair turret; battlemented parapet with gargoyles. 4-bay nave has 3-light windows; 2-light windows in vestry with elliptical-headed door. Square-headed chancel windows under flower-ornamented string on grotesque animal corbels; string continuous to gable above 5-light 2-centred-arched east window. Rough corbel table to nave. Pinnacled battlements. Interior plaster with ashlar dressings above panelled dado. Wide double-chamfered chancel arch on octagonal columns from which spring side arches to aisle and organ chamber. Cusped, collared, hammer-beam and king post nave roof, with large angels on hammers; panelled chancel roof. Font resited from Holy Cross Church (q.v.) in west baptistry; 3 sedilia in south chancel. Glass in south aisle by Atkinson; in north aisle by Ethel Rhine Strang. Source: W. Richardson History of the Parish of Wallsend, 1923 pp 123-144.

Listing NGR: NZ3097466708

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Legacy System number: 303394

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Sources

Books and journals
Richardson, W, History of the Parish of Wallsend, (1923), 123-144

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