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Amber Valley (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SK 33494 41022


SK 34 SW PARISH OF QUARNDON CHURCH ROAD 3/91 (East Side) Church of St Paul II GV Parish church. 1872-4 by Giles & Brookhouse. Mid-C13 style. Coursed squared rock-faced sandstone with ashlar dressings. Steeply pitched Welsh slate roofs, stone coped gables with gableted kneelers. Chamfered plinth. Nave with aisles, south west steeple, chancel and south vestry. Tower of two stages, with angle buttresses. The south side has a window of two cusped lancet lights with a quatrefoil over. Hoodmould with foliage stops. Circular quatrefoil window above with similar hoodmould. Paired lancet bell-openings with trefoil tracery. Hoodmould. Similar elevation to west and to east (minus the lowest window). Similar bell openings to north. The bell stage has nook- shafts with foliage capitals. Ashlar broach spire with tall lucarnes and an upper tier of small lucarnes. Gargoyles at the corners of the tower. Gabled south porch, doorway with shafts and moulded capitals, the arch with a filleted roll and a hollow moulding. Hood- mould with naturalistic foliage stops. Plank doors with elaborate iron hinges. Buttresses and trefoil windows to the sides. The south aisle has three buttresses and two tripartite groups of lancets. South vestry has to south steps up to the doorway with Caernarvon arch and a trefoiled lancet. Similar lancet to east. One chancel south lancet with tracery of a quatrefoil over a trefoil. The east wall has angle buttresses and a 3-light window with bar tracery. One north lancet as on the south side. Organ chamber with a trefoiled lancet to east and a pair of trefoiled lancets with an encircled quatrefoil to north. The north aisle has five buttresses and three groups of triple lancets and a pair of lancets in the westernmost bay. West window of two trefoiled lights with a quatrefoil over. Nave west window of 4-lights with three quatrefoils in circles. Interior: North arcade of four bays, south arcade of three bays. Circular piers, moulded capitals and double chamfered arches of alternate contrasting coloured blocks of stone. Hoodmould with foliage stops. Small additional bay to west of south arcade, under the tower, with corresponding arch into the aisle. Chancel arch with chamfered outer order and moulded inner order, the inner order on trefoiled shafts supported by angel corbels. Aisle windows have detached shafts internally. Boarded nave roof with alternate A-trusses and curved trusses on hammer beams. Canted and panelled chancel roof. Octagonal font with sandstone base, Hoptonwood stone shaft and alabaster bowl with quatrefoil motifs.

Listing NGR: SK3349441022


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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: 24 Oct 2007
Reference: IOE01/16877/35
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Lewis. Source Historic England Archive
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