CHURCH OF ST GEORGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1299460
Date first listed:
20-Mar-1967
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST GEORGE, EAST MIDDLETON

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST GEORGE, EAST MIDDLETON

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

District:
Darlington (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Middleton St. George
National Grid Reference:
NZ 36584 11710

Details

MIDDLETON ST. GEORGE EAST MIDDLETON NZ 31 SE (East side)

9/56 Church of 20/3/67 St. George

II

Former parish church. Probably C13; chancel largely rebuilt and nave widened on north c.1822; restored 1888. Coursed rubble patched with brick; some squared medieval walling on south nave wall; graduated green slate roofs. Aisleless nave with south porch; 1888 west tower now demolished; chancel with north vestry.

Mainly late C19 pointed windows with brick heads except where noted otherwise. All windows have simple wood tracery forming grouped lancets. 2-bay nave. South side: fragmentary chamfered plinth; replaced door, behind porch on west bay, has re-set chamfered lintel; square-headed window in east bay has chamfered reveals, hoodmould and shouldered rear arch; buttress with 2 offsets at east. North wall of c.1822 has two pointed 3-light windows. Low-pitched roof with stone-coped gables.

Lower and narrower 2-bay chancel. South side: fragmentary chamfered plinth; Priest's door with re-set chamfered lintel; 3-light pointed windows in west bay and at east end; low-pitched roof with coped east gable. Late C19 gabled porch has round-arched doorway with brick head.

Plastered interior. Narrow C13 pointed red sandstone chancel arch, of one chamfered order, on mid-wall corbels: male head on north corbel; female head, with tongue out, on south corbel. Floor slab in chancel to Jane Killinghall died 1726. Tub-shaped c.1160 sandstone font on possibly C14 stepped, irregular octagonal base.

C20 brick vestry is not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ3658411710

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
350459
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: 22 Aug 2000
Reference: IOE01/00524/09
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