CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1299450
Date first listed:
20-Mar-1967
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, CHURCH VIEW

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, CHURCH VIEW

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

District:
Darlington (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Hurworth
National Grid Reference:
NZ 30867 10121

Details

HURWORTH CHURCH VIEW NZ 3010 (South side)

17/71 Church of 20/3/67 All Saints

GV II

Parish church. Partly medieval nave arcade; refaced, possibly C15 tower heightened 1845; largely rebuilt 1831-2 by T. Tibbetts; nave aisles added 1845; transepts and chancel aisles added and church restored 1870 by J.P. Pritchett. Tooled dressed sandstone; graduated green slate roofs. Cruciform with aisles and west tower; chapel on north aisle; porch on south aisle. Geometrical and Decorated styles.

Angle-buttressed, 4-stage tower has three C15 shields on west, stair turret on north, pointed 2-light bell openings and embattled parapet with corner pinnacles. 4-bay nave has steep roof. 2-bay north aisle and projecting chapel at east have windows with Decorated tracery, parapets and low-pitched roofs. Similar 4-bay south aisle with buttressed bays and gabled porch. Taller diagonally-buttressed transepts with Geometrical-tracery windows, parapets and low-pitched roofs. Tall 3-bay chancel, with aisles on west and centre bays, has elaborate detailing and Geometrical-tracery windows; chancel has steep roof with iron crest on ridge; low pent aisle roofs.

Interior. Nave: alternating round and octagonal piers supporting 4 chamfered pointed arches; mid-height floor inserted into 3 west bays in 1985; 2 mutilated recumbent effigies of knights in niches at west end (possibly Robert Fitzwilliam died 1316; the other with cylindrical helmet); aedicular wall monument to James Bland died 1769. Pointed arches into transepts. Elaborately-detailed chancel: arch of 2 roll-moulded orders; enriched 2-bay aisle arcades, with pointed arches on compound piers, and identical single arches on west returns of aisles facing transepts. Arch-braced roof trusses in nave and chancel. Rear arches with detached colonnettes. Pointed piscina, 3-arch sedilia and encaustic-tiled floor. Crucifixion east window 1865 by Wailes. Small pre- Conquest cross shaft fragment, with interlace, in porch.

Listing NGR: NZ3086710121

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
350408
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: 08 Feb 2006
Reference: IOE01/14647/12
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Alan Bradley. Source Historic England Archive
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