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Church of St Paul the Apostle, Choppington

Description: Church of St Paul the Apostle

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 October 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 235883

OS Grid Reference: NZ2550183942
OS Grid Coordinates: 425501, 583942
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1492, -1.6014

Location: A1068, Wansbeck, Northumberland NE62 5ST

Locality: Choppington
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE62 5ST

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Listing Text

NZ 28 SE

5/12 Church of St. Paul
the Apostle (formerly
18/10/49 listed as St Paul's


Parish Church, 1866. Snecked stone with ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof
with stone cresting. Unaisled 4-bay nave with south porch; chancel with canted
apse, south vestry and later north organ chamber. C13 style.

Nave has stepped angle buttresses and sill string. South porch has boarded
double doors under pointed arch, with hoodmould and slit above, in steeply-
pitched coped gable on moulded kneelers; circular window in each return. North
and south nave walls have 2-light windows with pierced circles in spandrels;
at west end 2 tall lancets flanking buttress carrying bellcote with pointed
arch and ring-cross finial. Chancel apse has small lancets with walls battered
out; below sill string; and ornamental ridge cresting. Vestry shows boarded
door, single-light windows and tall truncated stack.
Interior: Plastered. Unmoulded pointed arches to chancel and organ chamber,
cusped aumbry and sedile in sanctuary. Hammer-beam roof with arch braces and
upper crown posts; iron tie-rod with scrolly brackets below each truss.
Panelled reredos as war memorial.

Listing NGR: NZ2550183942

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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