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Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
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NT 89211 37495


BRANXTON BRANXTON NT 83 NE 9/2 Church of St. Paul 21.9.51 II

Parish church. Late C12 or early C13. Largely rebuilt 1849. Snecked rhyolite with sandstone dressings. Nave, chancel and north-west tower. Romanesque style. Five-bay nave entirely of 1849. Gabled porch to left holds round-headed door in chevron-moulded surround with two orders of columns and cushion capitals. Small round-headed windows with chamfered sill bands and drip stones. Lower chancel in old masonry has no side windows. C19 east window with shafts, cushion capitals and roll-moulded arch. Tower has 2-light bell openings separated by shaft with cushion capital. Stone pyramidal roof.

Interior: C12 chancel arch, the arch rebuilt in C13 in pointed form, semicircular responds and slimmer outer orders of columns on east and west side; scalloped capitals and moulded bases with spurs. Steeply-pointed arch, the main arch chamfered with broach stops, the outer arch simply chamfered. C17 altar rails with fat turned balusters. Nave has open timber roof with arched braces on stone corbels.

Northumberland County History Vol. XI.

Listing NGR: NT8921137495


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 16 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/08036/01
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Paul Marshall. Source Historic England Archive
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