CHURCH OF ST PAUL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1117102

Date first listed: 25-Jan-1954

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST PAUL, DURNFORD STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST PAUL, DURNFORD STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: City of Plymouth (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: SX 46424 53757

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Details

PLYMOUTH

SX4653NW DURNFORD STREET, Stonehouse 740-1/65/773 (East side) 25/01/54 Church of St Paul

GV II*

Anglican church. 1831 by John Foulston, extended at E end 1890 by Hine & Odgers. Coursed Plymouth limestone rubble with limestone dressings; dry slate roof with moulded copings. Gothic style. PLAN: aisle-less plan with W gallery and central W tower plus slightly wider later chancel at the E end. EXTERIOR: 3-bay W front with moulded pediment interrupted by 2-stage central tower with angle buttresses and moulded strings; moulded parapet and octagonal corner pinnacles with moulded cornices and crocketed finials; similar pinnacles surmounting buttressed corners of the church. Central moulded pointed-arched doorway. 7-bay nave N and S walls have lancet windows with hoodmoulds between flat buttresses and linking strings. INTERIOR: moulded plaster ceiling cornice with dentils to nave; chancel with arch-braced roof structure; L-plan staircase with stick balusters and octagonal newels. Fittings include octagonal marble font and panelled pews to gallery, otherwise later pitch-pine fittings and altered to W end in the late C20. Glass: leaded glazing with coloured hammered glass of later C19 date. Stands in a little altered Late Georgian street, and represents a significant example (particularly externally) of the work of a prominent local architect. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-: 645).





Listing NGR: SX4642453757

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Legacy System number: 473358

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Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Devon, (1989), 645

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