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List of Sunderland and it nearby communities fantastic architecture that you have probably simply driven past and not took much notice of.  Now you can have a drive round and simply type the postcodes into you Sat Nav if you have one or simply download the route from Google.

Bishopwearmouth Cemetery  (1854 ) Chester Road SR4 7SU
Victims of Victoria Hall disaster and War Graves.

Fulwell Windmill (1808)  Newcastle Road SR5 1EX
Visitor Centre open most weekends.

Hendon  St Ignatius The Martyr,s Church  Suffolk Street  SR2 8BY
Church of England Parish Church of 1889 C.Hodgson Fowler.
Anglo-Catholic Worship .  Stained Glass by Burlison and Grylls.

Hendon Sunderland Maritime Heritage Church Street East SR12BB Shipbuilding and wood boats.

Monkwearmouth St Peter,s Church  St Peters Way  SR6 0DD
Anglo Saxon Church (674 AD)  Stained Glass Saxon Features.

Roker St Andrews Church Park Avenue SR6 9PT
Large dominent church with Lych Gate on South |East Corner.

 Ryhope Engines Trust Museum  SR2 0ND
Giant beam engines of 1868 working under steam power.

South Hylton St Marys Church  Church Street SR4 0QD
19th century church with stained glass by James Eadie Reid and Veronica Whall.
Links to many shipbuilding families and the Maling and Donnison families.

Springwell Methodist Church (1880) Springwell Road NE9 7RY
Doubled up as a school before present school was built. Been very much a part of the community.

East End  The Clarendon  143 High Street East SR1 2BL
Down the side is Bull Lane Brewery. One of the oldest pubs in Sunderland and has a unbroken drinking licence, going back to 1753.

Hylton Castle Craigavon Road SR5 3PA
Built by the Hylton Family between 1397 - 1415
Good parking and area for walking.

Langham Tower and Bede Tower  Ryhope Road SR2 7EE
Grade II listed building , part of Sunderland High School.

North East Aircraft Museum Old Washington Road SR5 3HZ
Aviation Museum  with the Avro Vulcan ( landed here prior to Nissan being built ) and the English Electric Canberra. Military vehicles and other WWII artefacts.

Queen Street Masonic Heritage Trust  Sunderland SR1 2HT
Oldest purpose built Masonic premises in the world.

St Georges United Reformed Church Belvedere Road Sunderland SR2 7DD
Built in red sandstone with lantern tower. Staind glass windows.

St Johns Methodist Church  Ashbrooke Road Sunderland SR2 7HQ
Victorian Methodist Church. Beautiful stained glass windows. High steeple.

St Mary Magdelene,s Church Wilson St Millfield Sunderland SR4 6HJ
Built in 1920,s after "Million Penny " fundraising campaign.
Romanesque in design.

Sunderland Minster High Street West (opp Empire) SR1 3ET
The Minster Church of St Michael and All Angels and St Benedict Biscop.
Dates back to c.940AD formally serving the ancient parish of Bishopwearmouth.

 Holy Trinity Sunderland Church Street East SR1
The original Parish Church of Sunderland. Grade 1 listed.
Early Georgian Church dates from 1719. Original woodwork, Sunderlands first Town Hall and Magistrates Court, and the towns first library. Stained glass by Hartley. Trafalgar roll of honour.

Websters Patent Ropery Ropery Road Deptford SR4 6DJ
Regions oldest factory building and earliest patent ropery ( producing rope without a rope walk )

Old Fawcett Street

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