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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1025441



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


District: Sunderland

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Hetton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-Jul-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 303172

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NZ34NE HETTON RAILWAY STREET Hetton-le-Hole 8/16 Primitive Methodist Church


Chapel, 1858 dated on plaque in central gable. Coursed squared sandstone front with ashlar plinth, quoins and dressings, other walls limestone rubble. Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys and basement, 3 bays. Tripartite central windows, those on first floor stepped, round-arched with keystones, the whole under wide round relieving arch. Facing rendered flights of steps, with iron handrails, to double doors with fanlights and keystones in outer bays. These are set in raised ashlar panels whose cornices form projecting cills to keyed, round-arched windows above. Sash windows mostly with margin lights; some alteration to glazing in central windows. Blank stuccoed panels above side windows. PRIMITIVE METHODIST CHAPEL on central first floor band. Sloping coped side parapets, defined by raised arched end blocks. Dropped, shaped central gable with pediment-like top feature. Round-arched upper windows on returns. Historical note: said to incorporate stone sleeper blocks from George Stephenson's Hetton Colliery railway, and to have been built by the miners of Hetton Colliery.

Listing NGR: NZ3539847579

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National Grid Reference: NZ 35398 47579


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