Basic Site Details

Name: St Georges Presbyterian Church
Town, district or village: Sunderland
City or county: County Durham
Country: England
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Notes: Now Sunderland United Reformed Church. The building was funded by the shipbuilder Robert Appleby Bartram. The design was based on Wilson's Crescent Church on Linenhall Street, Belfast which the building committee had seen.

Pulpit replaced to a richer design 1907.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2St George's Presbyterian Church  
Item 2 of 2Sunderland United Reformed Church  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Church  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Belvedere Road Ashbrooke
Item 2 of 2Stockton RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218881890  
Item 2 of 27 February 1889 Foundation stone 


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 1John Bennie WilsonArchitect 18881890 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Johnson, Michael and Potts, Graham2014The Architecture of Sunderland 1700-1914 The History Presspp88-90
Item 2 of 2Pevsner, N (Williamson, E, rev.)1985County Durham Originally published 1985.p452

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Sunderland Daily Echo and Shipping Gazette6 February 1889   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Bennie Wilson: F v20 no1428 (microfilm reel 13)