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Church of St Luke, Winterton Hospital, Sedgefield

Description: Church of St Luke, Winterton Hospital

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 112170

OS Grid Reference: NZ3550730498
OS Grid Coordinates: 435507, 530498
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6683, -1.4510

Location: Wellgarth Mews, Sedgefield, Durham TS21 3NN

Locality: Sedgefield
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: TS21 3NN

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Listing Text

(West side, off)

2/55 Church of St. Luke,
Winterton Hospital


Hospital church. 1884 by William Crozier Junior. Light-red engineering brick
in English garden wall bond with some constructional, yellow-brick polychromy;
sandstone dressings; Welsh slate roof. Early English style with lancets under
hoodmoulds. Aisled nave with west narthex and vestries; chancel with north
vestry and south organ chamber.

6-bay nave; aisles have brick sill string and stepped-buttressed bays each with
3 stepped lancets; similar clerestory has small, paired lancets under continuous
hoodmould; steeply-pitched roof has crested ridge, coped gables and squat, gabled
east bellcote. West end: single-storey, 5-bay narthex has taller, gabled central
bay, with pointed-arched doorway and trefoil above, flanked by buttressed bays
with paired and single lancets. Nave has 3 stepped lancets with single, flanking
lancets and clasping, gableted buttresses with pinnacles; aisle returns have
2-light plate-tracery windows.

Lower and narrower 2-bay chancel with gabled vestry and 2-bay organ chamber.
Apsidal east end with sill string, 5 lancets under continuous hoodmould, dentilled
brick eaves band and steeply-pitched roof. East return of organ chamber has
paired lancets with cinquefoil above.

Interior has restrained polychromy. Nave arcades have 6 double-chamfered, pointed
arches on Greek-cross-plan piers with attached corner colonettes; 6 scissor-braced
trusses on corbels. 3 steps up to chancel with encaustic-tiled floor and brass
gas lamps on walls. Semi-octagonal stone pulpit with pink marble colonettes.

Listing NGR: NZ3550730498

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Source: English Heritage

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