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Church of St Mary, Sedgefield

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 January 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 112146

OS Grid Reference: NZ4211629848
OS Grid Coordinates: 442116, 529848
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6620, -1.3486

Location: Claxton, Hartlepool TS22 5NR

Locality: Sedgefield
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: TS22 5NR

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Listing Text


8/33 Church of St. Mary
9/1/68 (previously listed in the
Civil Parish of Embleton)

Redundant church. Medieval but largely rebuilt in 1860. Mainly rubble with
mid C19 dressed limestone quoins, window and door surrounds; Welsh slate roof.
Continuous, aisleless 4-bay nave and chancel. Early English style lancets have
alternating jambs, chamfered reveals and pointed hoodmoulds. West end has tooled-
and-margined quoins and paired lancets; west gable has round-arched open stone
bellcote. South wall: west bay has C19 boarded door in moulded, pointed arch
under hoodmould; 3 lancets to east. North wall has 2 lancets (4 blocked round
arches were discovered during 1860 reconstruction). East end has group of 3
stepped lancets. Roof has slightly-swept eaves. Interior has octagonal stone
font and 5 roof trusses with arch-braced collars.

Listing NGR: NZ4211629848

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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