Sunderland: Minster Church of St Michael

Sunderland: Minster Church of St Michael
Record Type:
Major Parish Church
Church code:
Sunderland Minster

Statutory Designation Information

Listed Building?
This is a Grade II* Listed Building
View more information about this Listed Building on the National Heritage List for England web site
Scheduled Monument?
There is no Scheduled Monument within the curtilage or precinct

National Park

The church is not in a National Park

Conservation Area

The church is in the following Conservation Area: Bishopwearmouth

Heritage At Risk Status

On Heritage At Risk Register?
This church is not on the Heritage at Risk Register

Approximate Date

Approximate Date:

Exterior Image

Exterior image of 613163 Sunderland Minster
Exterior image of 613163 Sunderland Minster
Photograph showing the outside of the church. Taken November 2009.
Year / Date:
The copyright on this image is owned by Jonathan Thacker and is licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 license.
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Summary Description

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Visiting and Facilities

The church is open for worship.
Church holds services on Sundays and throughout the week. Church is open for visitors Monday-Friday 9am-3pm, with café. Facilities include toilets (accessible), parking, ramped entrance, baby change facilities, braille, and friendly to assistant dogs. The church has bell ringing, an organ, regular choir, and concerts. As well as a Sunday school and crèche.

Church Website

Church Website:

Sources and Further Information

Jonathan Thacker ( (2009) Exterior image of 613163 Sunderland Minster [Digital Archive/Graphic material]
Exterior image of 613163 Sunderland Minster
James Miles (2018) Closed Churches [Digital Archive/Data]
Tim Mawby/ESOS (2019) Energy Audit & Survey Analysis [Archive/Document]
Energy Audit & Survey Analysis
Church of England (2021) A Church Near You [Digital Archive/Index]
View information on worship and access at this church
Church Buildings Council (2019) Church Bells 10 Bells [Archive/Index]
10 Bells