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Church of St Edmund, Bearpark

Description: Church of St Edmund

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 109990

OS Grid Reference: NZ2391643146
OS Grid Coordinates: 423916, 543146
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7827, -1.6297

Location: 8-9 Wayside Court, Bearpark DH7 7DE

Locality: Bearpark
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH7 7DE

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Listing Text

NZ 24 SW
(North side)
5/1 Church of
St. Edmund

Parish church. 1877-9 by C. Hodgson Fowler. Hard brick with plinth and
sandstone ashlar dressings, some red; thin perforated-tile damp-course;
Welsh slate roof with roll-moulded ridge tiles. Nave with south porch and
integral west vestry and tower; chancel with north vestry. Early English
style. 7-bay nave has gabled porch in second bay, with double doors under
3 stepped lancet slits. Sill-string to widely-spaced lancets. Set-back
chancel with double plinth has 6 closely-grouped lancets on sill string which
is stepped up at east to sill of 3 stepped east lancets. West elevation has
slightly-projecting centre in style of 3-stage tower, with lancet in each of
first 2 stages, and 2-light louvred belfry openings with flat wood mullions;
high pyramid tower roof has swept eaves and weather-cock finial. Iron and
stone cross finials on nave and chancel gables.

Interior: painted brick; bracketed king-post roof with arch-braced collars;
pierced braces to chancel roof. Dentilled brick cornice. Roll-moulded sill
string continues as dripmould over doors. 3 high arches in cross wall to
west end bay which has 2 transverse arches, forming 3 high square spaces,
the central with bell-rope.

Listing NGR: NZ2391643146

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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