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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: 1322973



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


District: Darlington

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Piercebridge

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Mar-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 110884

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NZ 2115 PIERCEBRIDGE THE GREEN (East side) 17/155 Church of St.Mary ---- Church of St. 20/3/67 GV II Parish church. 1873 by Cory and Ferguson. Snecked sandstone with ashlar dressings; purple slate roof. Projecting west bellcote with spirelet; aisleless nave; chancel with south vestry. Early English style. 2 buttresses with offsets, on west end of nave, support corbelled-out bellcote with trefoil-headed bell openings under pointed hoodmoulds. Small projecting bay, between buttresses, with lancet and pent roof. Bellcote has steep pyramidal spirelet with 2 rows of fish-scale tiles. 3-bay buttressed nave. South side: projecting porch bay at west has double- chamfered pointed archway; 2 lancets and a pair of lancets to east. Similar windows on north side. Taller and narrower, buttressed 2-bay chancel: single lancets on north and south; 3 stepped lancets on angle-buttressed east end. Steeply-pitched continuous roof, over nave and chancel, has coped gables. Gabled vestry: 2-light plate-tracery window on south; pointed doorway on west return. Extruded bay on west of vestry, has pointed doorway and pent roof. Plain, plastered interior. Iron altar rails with scrollwork and foliage. Double-chamfered, pointed arch and shouldered doorway into vestry. Wagon roofs in nave and chancel.

Listing NGR: NZ2103815758

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National Grid Reference: NZ 21038 15758


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