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Church of St Andrew, Darlington

Description: Church of St Andrew

Grade: I
Date Listed: 28 April 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 110614

OS Grid Reference: NZ3082715886
OS Grid Coordinates: 430827, 515886
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5373, -1.5251

Location: Haughton le Skerne, St Andrew's Church (W-bound) DL1 2DF

Locality: Darlington
County: Darlington
Country: England
Postcode: DL1 2DF

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Listing Text


28-APR-52 (West side)


Revision Number: 2

(West End)
Church of St Andrew
NZ 3015 4/148 28.4.52.
Circa 1100, built on site of earlier Saxon church. West tower of 2 stages, aisleless
nave and chancel. Restored and largely refenestrated in C15. Transepts, vestry
and south porch added 1795. Roughly coursed rubble with freestone quoins. Norman
windows remain in chancel south wall and the west and south doorways are Norman
with single - nook shafts, simple cushion capitals and heavy impost blocks.
Interior has pews, pulpit and lectern dated 1662 but still largely Jacobean in
style; and 6 Warder's stalls, with more Gothic decoration, all representing the
earlier style of Bishop Cosin's patronage. Church fully wainscoted, having naively
applied classical motifs in the chancel. A rough niche to south of chancel arch
is plastered and painted in gridiron pattern. iof cczrved oak, probably C15.
Font cover and 3 restored arches above reredos of carved oak, probably C15.


Listing NGR: NZ3083215886

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Source: English Heritage

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