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Redcar and Cleveland (Unitary Authority)
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NZ 58304 19745


WILTON WILTON NZ 51 NE 7/112 Church of St. Cuthbert 14.6.52 - II*

Church, c.1800 on plinth of C12 and C13 church, incorporating much original masonry including south doorway and some windows. Altered c.1850; restored, re-roofed and vestry and boilerhouse added, 1907/08. Dressed sandstone; brick bell turret except for west face. Plain clay tiled roofs; Lakeland slate on porch and boilerhouse roofs. Stone ridge and gable copings with cross finials. Renewed zinc cladding to spire; lead vestry roof. Nave with west bell turret, south porch, lower chancel, north vestry and boilerhouse. Romanesque and Gothic styles. Nave has angle buttresses, those at west end with spirelets rising from plain corniced pedestals. 6-bay south wall has gabled projecting porch in 3rd bay: boarded double doors in Tudor-arched moulded surround, under hoodmould with worn mask stops; cross finial. Narrow round-headed windows in first and 4th bays, the former C13. Other bays have c.1900 windows with Geometric tracery. C12 round-headed doorway inside porch, with 2 orders of zig-zag moulding, the outer order on nook shafts whose capitals have spiral volutes, star and dogtooth mouldings. North wall has boarded double doors in round-arched opening; 2 lancets at left and C13 narrow round-headed window at right. Mid C19 square-headed west window, with reticulated tracery, under hoodmould. Bell turret has quoins, rectangular bell openings with louvres, hoodmould to west, cornice and recessed octagonal spire. Chancel has diagonal buttresses and short battered buttress against east wall. South wall has paired and single pointed windows flanking blocked segmental-pointed doorway. Similar window in north wall. Corbel tables at eaves incorporate 6 worn C13 grotesques on south side. East window with curvilinear tracery c.1900. Lean-to vestry and boilerhouse with stack at north-east corner. Interior : at west end early C20 tripartite pointed arcade, with hollow-chamfered piers and 2 moulded orders, defines baptistry. Similar chancel arch without responds. Wide segmental-arched opening between chancel and vestry. Moulded and crenellated wall plate. Barrel roofs, above moulded and carved tie beams,in nave. Early C19 wood communion rails with turned balusters and ball finials. Mid/late C19 carved stone font. 2 C14 grave covers in porch, with figures of female and knight. Carved architectural fragments built into south wall of chancel.

Listing NGR: NZ5830419745


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

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Date: 17 Sep 2007
Reference: IOE01/16928/34
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