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Church of St Paul's Including Parish Room, Shanklin

Description: Church of St Paul's Including Parish Room

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 February 1992
English Heritage Building ID: 310242

OS Grid Reference: SZ5820281750
OS Grid Coordinates: 458202, 81750
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6326, -1.1784

Location: 1 St Paul's Avenue, Shanklin, Isle of Wight PO37 7BB

Locality: Shanklin
County: Isle of Wight
Country: England
Postcode: PO37 7BB

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Listing Text

1352-0/8/208 Church of St Paul's incl Parish Room

Church and parish room. 1875-6 by C Luck in C13 French style
with porch added in 1911. Built of stone rubble with tiled
roof. Nave and chancel in one with apsidal east end, north and
south aisles, west porch and north-west tower. North-west
tower is a slender square tower of 4 stages divided by moulded
bands with rustic timbered bell opening above and pyramidal
shingled spire with iron weathervane. 4th stage has 5 pointed
lancets, mainly blank. West porch of 1911 has central
projecting gable with stone cross, 4-centred arch and triple
engaged columns flanked by lancet windows. Nave has gable
ended west front with cross-shaped saddlestone. Large blank
four centred arch containing central double lancet with
enclosed quatrefoil above and side lancets with blocked
quatrefoils above. Underneath, obscured by later porch, is
four-centred arched door with double engaged columns.
Clerestorey windows have double lancets divided by
dripmoulding. Aisle windows have four centred arches with
double lancets and circle above, with dripmoulding and
Parish room is linked to church by a 1 storey stone link. This
is roughly rectangular with apsidal end and projecting 5-sided
wing to left and square porch to right of this. Stone with
stepped buttresses and mullioned and transomed windows to
sides. West end has gable with large four-centred arch 4
lancets. Lancet windows to apse and mullioned and transomed
windows to projection. Porch has four-centred arched doorcase
with dripmoulding.
Interior of church has nave of 4 bays with 1 bay chancel
undivided. 4-centred arches on circular columns and
clerestorey. Wooden roof with arch braces resting on stone
corbels. Roof in 8 cants with boarded square panels. C13 style
octagonal pulpit with marble columns and octagonal stone font
with quatrefoil motif. Apse has stone vaulting leading to
wooden roof. 1st floor has blank windows with 4-centred arches
pierced by quatrefoil motifs and 2 lancets with circular
columns. 2nd tier has lancets.
(Buildings of England:Lloyd D:Hampshire and the Isle of
Wight:769) .

Listing NGR: SZ5820281750

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Source: English Heritage

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