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S Tyneside

Hebburn, Church Street, St Andrew's United Reformed Church



Religious Ritual and Funerary

Nonconformist Chapel

Presbyterian Chapel

Early Modern


Extant Building

Presbyterian, now United Reformed, church. 1872 by R J Johnson of Newcastle. Coursed sandstone rubble; Welsh slate roofs. Nave and transepts; west entrance porch; north-west tower. Decorated Gothic style. Porch has 3 crocketed gables, the central one high with bud finial and having marble shafts flanking double door; east gable has large round spoked window, both transepts have windows of 2 lights and a large 10-foiled round window over; broad 5-bay nave. Very tall and slender tower has much, decoration, including tall crocketed gablets to belfry openings with marble shafts. Interior : semicircular panelled wooden ceiling rising from ornate shafted corbels. Historical note: the building was the gift of Andrew Leslie, whose shipbuilding firm dominated Hebburn in the C19. It is prominent landmark at the top of the river valley. Former Church of St Andrew. LISTED GRADE 2




Department of National Heritage, List of Buildings of Special architectural or Historic Interest, 1/76; National Monuments Record Monument No. 955543; Peter Ryder, 2014, St. Andrew Presbyterian Church & St. Andrew's Centre - Historic Buildings Recording

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