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Church of St Paul, Branxton

Description: Church of St Paul

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 237969

OS Grid Reference: NT8921137495
OS Grid Coordinates: 389211, 637495
Latitude/Longitude: 55.6309, -2.1729

Location: Branxton, Northumberland TD12 4SW

Locality: Branxton
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: TD12 4SW

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Listing Text

NT 83 NE
9/2 Church of St. Paul

Parish church. Late C12 or early C13. Largely rebuilt 1849. Snecked
rhyolite with sandstone dressings. Nave, chancel and north-west tower.
Romanesque style.

Five-bay nave entirely of 1849. Gabled porch to left holds round-headed
door in chevron-moulded surround with two orders of columns and cushion
capitals. Small round-headed windows with chamfered sill bands and drip
stones. Lower chancel in old masonry has no side windows. C19 east window
with shafts, cushion capitals and roll-moulded arch. Tower has 2-light
bell openings separated by shaft with cushion capital. Stone pyramidal

Interior: C12 chancel arch, the arch rebuilt in C13 in pointed form, semicircular
responds and slimmer outer orders of columns on east and west side; scalloped
capitals and moulded bases with spurs. Steeply-pointed arch, the main arch
chamfered with broach stops, the outer arch simply chamfered. C17 altar
rails with fat turned balusters. Nave has open timber roof with arched braces
on stone corbels.

Northumberland County History Vol. XI.

Listing NGR: NT8921137495

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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