CHURCH OF ST HILDA - South Shields - List Entry

  • Description

    "Tower C18. Body of church rebuilt 1810-11. Ashlar, hipped slate roof. Two tiers of windows, the lower ones tall, the upper ones small "clearstory", all with semi-circular hoods....Font 1675 by Robert Trollop, Gilt chandelier 1802. Model of lifeboat 1802 suspended from ceiling. Organ case J F Bentley 1865-6. The church, the parish church of South Shields is said to be on the site of a chapel founded by St Aidan circa AD 647 and placed in charge of St Hilda....."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 1 year, 10 months ago
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