CHURCH OF ST EDMUND

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1120718
Date first listed:
14-Jan-1988
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST EDMUND, AUTON STILE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST EDMUND, AUTON STILE

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

District:
County Durham (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Bearpark
National Grid Reference:
NZ 23916 43146

Details

BEARPARK AUTON STILE NZ 24 SW (North side) 5/1 Church of St. Edmund GV II

Parish church. 1877-9 by C. Hodgson Fowler. Hard brick with plinth and sandstone ashlar dressings, some red; thin perforated-tile damp-course; Welsh slate roof with roll-moulded ridge tiles. Nave with south porch and integral west vestry and tower; chancel with north vestry. Early English style. 7-bay nave has gabled porch in second bay, with double doors under 3 stepped lancet slits. Sill-string to widely-spaced lancets. Set-back chancel with double plinth has 6 closely-grouped lancets on sill string which is stepped up at east to sill of 3 stepped east lancets. West elevation has slightly-projecting centre in style of 3-stage tower, with lancet in each of first 2 stages, and 2-light louvred belfry openings with flat wood mullions; high pyramid tower roof has swept eaves and weather-cock finial. Iron and stone cross finials on nave and chancel gables.

Interior: painted brick; bracketed king-post roof with arch-braced collars; pierced braces to chancel roof. Dentilled brick cornice. Roll-moulded sill string continues as dripmould over doors. 3 high arches in cross wall to west end bay which has 2 transverse arches, forming 3 high square spaces, the central with bell-rope.

Listing NGR: NZ2391643146

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
109990
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 03 May 2006
Reference: IOE01/15008/03
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