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Description: Church of Saint Paul
Date Listed: 12 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 212932
OS Grid Reference: SJ7869191804
OS Grid Coordinates: 378691, 391804
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4226, -2.3221
SJ 79 SE SALE SPRINGFIELD
3/172 Church of
- Saint Paul
Church. 1883-4 by H. R. Price; tower 1911 by Bird and
Oldham. Rock-faced stone with ashlar dressings and slate
roofs. Nave with clerestory, aisles, south-west tower and
north porch; chancel with organ chamber and vestry.
Victorian Gothic. Projecting plinth, sill band, coped gables
with corner pinnacles and cross finials. Aisles have 2
cusped lancet window openings in each bay and a weathered
buttress. The clerestory has 2-light windows with plate
tracery. 4-stage tower with arched doorway in first stage,
statue niche in second, 3 lancets in third, 2-light belfry
opening and clock faces in fourth, weathered angle
buttresses with gablets, castellated parapet and pinnacles,
pyramid roof and spike with weather-cock. Polygonal apse
with weathered buttresses. 2-light windows with geometrical
tracery and corbelled eaves band. Organ chamber has large
roof vent. Interior: double-chamfered nave arcade on
polished granite columns with moulded capitals and bases.
King-post roof trusses and timber boarded roof. Polished
marble font and pulpit. Stained glass.
Listing NGR: SJ7869191804
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Source: English Heritage
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