Tyne and Wear HER(16653): Monkwearmouth, Dundas Street, Thompson Memorial Hall - Details
Monkwearmouth, Dundas Street, Thompson Memorial Hall
Religious Ritual and Funerary
United Methodist Chapel
Thompson Memorial Hall (United Methodist Free Church). Built 1906 in use until 1980. Designed by G F Brown.‘Red brick with stone dressings in Edwardian neo-Classical, with iron-braced roof. Interior theatre-like, with tip-up seats, enormous rostrum and ornate gallery front, approximating to Methodist Central Hall plan. Shipbuilders T R Bulmer and J L Thompson were benefactors. (C&M 1984). Recently completely rebuilt. Now Ture Jesus Church.
The Archaeological Practice Ltd., 2014, List of Non Conformist Chapels in Sunderland; Corfe, T and Milburn, G., 1984, Buildings and Beliefs, An Architectural Guide to Places of Worship in the Borough of Sunderland. Wearside Historic Churches Group