MEMORIAL CHURCH, SOCIAL CENTRE AND MINISTERS HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1300159
Date first listed:
19-Sep-1980
Date of most recent amendment:
19-Feb-1986
Statutory Address:
MEMORIAL CHURCH, SOCIAL CENTRE AND MINISTERS HOUSE, ALBION ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
MEMORIAL CHURCH, SOCIAL CENTRE AND MINISTERS HOUSE, ALBION ROAD

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

District:
North Tyneside (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 35603 68748

Details

TYNEMOUTH ALBION ROAD (north side) NZ 3568 NE North Shields. 12/36 19. 9. 80 Memorial Church, social centre and minister's house. (formerly listed as Memorial Methodist G.V. Church) II Non-conformist church; Sunday School now social centre; and minister's house. 1889-91 by F.R.N. Haswell for Wesleyan Methodists at expense of J.Robinson in memory of daughter Elizabeth. Restored 1981 for North Tyneside Memorial Church. Snecked sandstone with ashlar dressings; Lakeland slate roofs with stone gable copings and ornamental ridge tiles. Church: aligned north-south on corner site. Tower at ritual north-west. Aisled nave with south-west apsidal-ended chapel; transepts; chancel with porches. Paired recessed 2-centred arches to doors under 4-light west window with pink granite nook shafts; 3-stage tower has gargoyles to pierced parapet; octagonal stair turret continues to higher level. 2-storey aisles have 3 buttressed bays; 2-storey transepts have paired gables. 2 tall lancets to chancel and each of 3 sides of east apse. Angle buttresses with spirelets. Steeply- pitched roofs. Interior: plaster with ashlar dressings above boarded dado; cast iron columns; hammer-beam roof. Stiff-leaf capitals to gallery arcades on 3 sides; ball-flower capitals to tapered columns above; high chamfered chancel arch. Pierced arcaded parapet to wide central pulpit, flanked by vestry doors down steps, and organ loft. Most original fittings survive. Sunday school now social centre: one-storey link from church entrance to hall at right with gable facing street. Double boarded door under 2-centred arch in link; buttress between pairs of triple lancets under cinquefoil window in gable. Minister's house in similar materials and style at rear right return included for group value.

Listing NGR: NZ3560368748

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
303281
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: 14 Aug 1999
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