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Sunderland (Metropolitan Authority)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
NZ 39869 58254



NZ35NE FULWELL ROAD 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 alongside. 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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Corfe, T, Milburn, G, Buildings and Beliefs, (1984), 13


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

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Date: 24 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/03181/20
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr D.H. Bottoms. Source Historic England Archive
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