Faculty Petitions

Please see below current Faculty Petitions

Faculty Petition: Repairs to churchyard wall, gatepiers and railings at the former church of Sunderland Holy Trinity, Church Street East, SR1 2BB

The Durham Diocesan Board of Finance is acting on behalf of the Parish of Hendon on the submission of faculty petition (ref: 2022-078618) to the Consistory Court of the diocese, for permission to undertake like-for-like repair and reinstatement of damaged sections of churchyard wall, gatepiers and railings, at the former church of Sunderland Holy Trinity (in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust). Public notice of this petition and supporting documents are provided on these webpages and can also be seen by making appointment at Sunderland Holy Trinity Building (Seventeen Nineteen) Church Street East, Sunderland SR1 2BB (contact 0191 5600288); OR by appointment at St Ignatius the Martyr, 44 Bramwell Rd, Hendon, Sunderland SR2 8BY (contact 0191 567 5575); OR by appointment at Cuthbert House, Stonebridge, Durham, DH1 3RY (contact 01388 660001).

If you require further information in respect of this faculty petition, please contact the Diocese on 01388 660001.

If you wish to object to any of the works or proposals you should send a letter stating the grounds of your objection to The Diocesan Registrar at:

56 North Bondgate

Bishop Auckland

County Durham

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Your letter must reach the registrar not later than 02/03/2023.

Please see these supporting documents:

Sunderland Holy Trinity in Parish of Hendon Statement of Significance and Needs

Public Notice 2022-078618_ Form 4a

Listing Sunderland Holy Trinity Forecourt Wall and Gatepiers

Listing CHURCH OF HOLY TRINITY, Sunderland - 1208056 _ Historic England

H Massey Churchyard Wall Images

Damage Location - DS

DAC Photographs _ DS 24 June 2020

1705.280922.HM.ND - Specification and Schedule of Works, Phase 2 Tender

1705_100_01 Proposed Drawings (A3)

1705_02 Existing Drawings (A3)

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