PARK ROAD METHODIST CHURCH WITH SCHOOL, WALLS AND GATES ATTACHED

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1207115
Date first listed:
17-Oct-1994
Statutory Address:
PARK ROAD METHODIST CHURCH WITH SCHOOL, WALLS AND GATES ATTACHED, PARK ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
PARK ROAD METHODIST CHURCH WITH SCHOOL, WALLS AND GATES ATTACHED, PARK ROAD

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

District:
Sunderland (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 39786 56284

Details

SUNDERLAND

NZ3956SE PARK ROAD 920-1/22/168 (South side) Park Road Methodist Church with school, walls and gates attached

GV II

Methodist church, with school, walls and gates attached. 1887. By J Eltringham. For New Connection. Rock-faced stone with ashlar dresings and Welsh slate roof with stone gable copings, terracotta ridge, and stone spire. Aisled nave with transepts and SW tower; SE school; geographical S is ritual E. Decorated style with cusped geometric tracery. EXTERIOR: 3-light transept and 2-light aisle windows on sill string, with stepped 4-light transept window under gable and traceried 2-light aisle gallery windows on sill string, all with dripmoulds. Gabled W entrance has steps up to paired shafted boarded doors with roundel in soffit of high pointed moulded arch. High 5-light window rises behind, under dripstring, and fills gable. Spirelet on pinnacle to left of gable; 4-stage tower to right has paired windows in first stage and moulded arch to door in right return; 6-foil roundels in second, paired lancets in third and high louvred belfry openings under crocketed gabled dripmould in fourth; buttresses, gabled in lower stages, rise to polygonal pinnacles with spirelets; high octagonal stone spire. School has gabled moulded arch over boarded door with elaborate hinges; high 4-light window over door; buttressed gable; high ridge ventilator with swept eaves. Dwarf walls link piers in front of tower with school, and have chamfered coping; piers have roll-moulded sloping coping. Wrought-iron gates have spiral motifs. INTERIOR of church shows galleries on 3 sides on cast-iron quatrefoil piers with ringed shafts; hammerbeam roof with boarded coving. High quality furnishings, most of them original, include roll-moulded pews with painted numbers and brass umbrella rails; gothic organ case. High quality stained glass includes N aisle windows by Powell Bros. Leeds; Atkinson Bros. Newcastle; Heaton, Butler and Bayne; S aisle by Atkinson Bros. and Wailes and Strang Artists Newcastle.

Listing NGR: NZ3978656284

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
391549
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 05 Aug 2005
Reference: IOE01/14199/24
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