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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1250534



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


District: Hartlepool

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 24-Mar-1950

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 432929

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HARTLEPOOL STRANTON NZ 5031 & 5032 (NZ 53 SW) (west side)

4/116 & 10/116 Church of All Saints 24.3.50

- II*

Church, C12, with late C13 north aisle, arcade and tower : upper part rebuilt C14 when chancel also partly rebuilt; late C14 south aisle and arcade; C15 north chapel, chancel arch, clearstories and porch; mid/late C19 north vestries and south organ chamber. Whole church restored and altered in C18, 1852, 1889 by J.H. Morton (South Shields), and 1898 by Charlewood & Hicks (Newcastle). Earlier work of snecked and coursed limestone rubble; later work of snecked and dressed sandstone. Welsh slate roofs, and lead to flat roof of north aisle. Aisled nave, with clearstorey and porch to south; chancel, 2 vestries and chapel to north side, organ chamber to south. West tower, of 3 stages defined by chamfered step-backs; diagonal buttresses with offsets; embattled parapet and angle and intermediate pinnacles. 3 grouped lancets to west face of lower stage; slit lights to south and west faces of middle stage; upper stage has clock faces below round-headed openings holding paired trefoil-headed lights. Nave has pointed south doorway of 2 chamfered orders, under hoodmould and ogee-headed niche. 3 paired lancets to south clearstorey and 2 similar, blocked, to north clearstorey concealed by raised aisle roof. Pointed south and east windows to chancel have geometric traceries. North chapel has 2 Perpendicular-traceried segmental-headed windows. All other windows are of 1898. Tower arch of 2 chamfered orders without responds. 2-bay pointed nave arcades of 2 chamfered orders, with octagonal piers and responds, those to north having moulded capitals. Stone benches either side of porch. Pointed chancel arch of 2 chamfered orders with moulded capital to octagonal south respond; north springing is from arcade respond. North chapel open to chancel by 2-bay arcade similar to nave, and to the aisle by a similar arch. North aisle windows have stained glass by Messrs. Wailes and Stang (Newcastle) c.1898. Piscina with moulded semicircular head, in chancel; another, simpler, in south aisle, below trefoil-headed niche with crocketed canopy supported by human figures of c.1400. Fragments of Anglo-Saxon and later carved masonry, built into east wall of south aisle. V.C.H. Durham, Vol. III, 1928, pp 373-375.

Listing NGR: NZ5088631993

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Durham, (1928), 373-375

National Grid Reference: NZ 50887 31992


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