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Description: Church of St Cyprian
Date Listed: 19 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 214046
OS Grid Reference: SJ3709390548
OS Grid Coordinates: 337093, 390548
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4080, -2.9477
SJ 3790 DURNING ROAD
28/407 Church of
- St. Cyprian
Church. 1879-81. H. Sumners. Roof reconstructed 1896-8,
Willink and Thicknesse. Rock-faced stone with ashlar
dressings and slate roofs. 6-bay nave with passage aisles,
west tower, 3-bay transeptal extension to east end of north
aisle, chancel with rectangular apse, and vestries to east
and north. Free Gothic style. Tower has angle buttresses and
pinnacles. Gabled west entrance with round arch and 2
straight-headed doors with traceried tympanum. 3-light
window above has pierced parapet. 4-face clock and paired
segmental-pointed bell openings. Embattled parapet with
gargoyles. Lean-to bay to right, round ended bay to left.
Aisles are windowless, with gabled buttresses. Clerestory
has cross-gables and 3-light segmental-headed windows with
low transom. Transeptal extension has 3 rose windows.
Chancel has gabled north organ loft, apse has rose window.
Interior has arcades with good free Romanesque capitals,
Listing NGR: SJ3709390548
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Source: English Heritage
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