CHURCH OF ST LUKE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1121472

Date first listed: 09-Jan-1968

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST LUKE, CHURCH LANE

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST LUKE, CHURCH LANE

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

District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Ferryhill

National Grid Reference: NZ 28842 32705

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History

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Details

NZ 23 SE FERRYHILL CHURCH LANE (South side)

6/22 Church of St Luke

9/1/68

GV

II

Parish church. 1853 by G. Pickering; 1851 decision to replace 1820 chapel by Bonomi. Coursed limestone rubble with sandstone ashlar dressings, plinth and quoins; Welsh slate roof with stone gable copings and stone ridge. Nave with north porch; chancel with north vestry. Early English style. Steeply-gabled porch has boarded door with elaborate hinges in deep moulded surround with head-stopped dripmould. 4-bay nave has lancets, paired in second- bay from east, and plate tracery in 2-light window in east bay on north, and in westernmost bay on south; cusped lancets in set-back chancel, stepped in east elevation, and tracery in west bay on south. High gabled west bellcote with central buttress. Coped buttresses in nave, gabled angle buttresses to chancel. Small stone turret at junction of vestry and chancel roofs.

Interior shows painted plaster above boarded dado; wall-posts (stone-corbelled, and longer between windows), support arch-braced collars with struts to principal rafters, and short king posts. Double-chamfered chancel arch, the inner on nail-head-patterned shafts on head corbels. Rere-arches to chancel windows. 1952 west gallery with organ. Glass includes 1953 L.C. Evetts east windows. Gothic-style carved wood altar with symbols of Passion in front panels. Octagonal stone pedestal font with single blank shield, and wrought iron straps on wood cover. Roll-moulded squared ends on pews. South nave wall monument to members of Tiplady family, died 1789 and 1809: marble with pilasters and fret panel below cornice; transferred from earlier chapel.

Sources: W. Fordyce, The History and Antiquities of the County Palatinate of Durham, 1857; p.441.

Ferryhill Village Women's Institute, History of Ferryhill Village, (typescript in Ferryhill Library).

Church vestry minute book of 1851 reference to plans by Mr. Pickering.

Listing NGR: NZ2884232705

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 112229

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
History of Ferryhill Village
Fordyce, W, The History and Antiquities of the County Palatinate of Durham, (1857), 441

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