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Roker, iron church


Religious Ritual and Funerary

Place of Worship


Early Modern


Demolished Building

In 1897 an iron church was planned by All Saints, Monkwearmouth. The architect was John H. Nicholls of 38 Fawcett Street, Sunderland. The proposed church had a porch, a nave with a railed-off sanctuary, a back porch and toilets. The church was heated by two stoves. The last service was on 26 July 1936.


Norman Emery, 1990, Corrugated Iron Public Buildings in County Durham, Durham Archaeological Journal, Vol 6, 1990, page 70; Durham Record Office EP/MO.AS/113, EP/MO.AS/112

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