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Church of St Paulinus Presbytery and Attached Outbuildings, Brough with St Giles

Description: Church of St Paulinus Presbytery and Attached Outbuildings

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 3 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 322326

OS Grid Reference: SE2155298106
OS Grid Coordinates: 421552, 498106
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3780, -1.6697

Location: Brough with St Giles, North Yorkshire DL10 7PJ

Locality: Brough with St Giles
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL10 7PJ

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Listing Text

SE 29 NW
4/16 Church of St Paulinus,
presbytery and attached


Former Roman Catholic church, presbytery and attached outbuildings. Dated
1837. By Ignatius Bonomi for William Lawson. Sandstone ashlar with Welsh
slate roof. Church: 2 storeys, 5 bays. Vestibule and school-rooms on
ground floor; church on first floor: nave and chancel in one, north tribune
serving as family pew, north vestry (connecting internally with presbytery).
West end: angle buttresses, gabled at top. Central Early-English style
doorway of 2 shafted orders, with crucifix above. On first floor, 5 stepped
lancet windows under semicircular label. Trefoil in gable. South
elevation: bays divided by gabled buttresses. Ground floor: cross-windows
with depressed-trefoil heads except in blank fifth bay. String. First
floor: in first bay, paired lancets in pointed arch; second to fourth bays,
3 stepped lancets in round arch; one lancet in fifth bay. East end: 3
ground-floor windows as on south side; 5-light first-floor window and
trefoil as at west end. House, at east end: double-depth plan; 2 storeys, 3
bays. South elevation: ground-floor openings have shouldered lintels.
Central studded board door below 8-pane overlight. Paired-sash windows.
String. First floor: paired trefoil-headed lights under semicircular
continuous hood-moulds. Coped parapet. Stack with 5 chimneys to left end,
and stacks with 2 chimneys to each gable to right. Right return: 2 external
stacks. Walled yard to rear with single-storey stables and other
outbuildings to same design as house. Interior: church, ground floor:
vestibule with central octagonal columns, hatchments of Lawson family, 2
staircases up to first floor. First floor: inner shafting, with foliage on
capitals, reflects window detailings. North side: a 2- and 3-light window
with inner shafting. Arcade to tribune of 2 round arches, separated by
trefoil-headed doorway, with low screen wall with trefoiled arcading (based
on tomb of Walter de Gray in York Minster), and date above. Main roof of
semicircular braces supporting collars with crown-posts. Early-English
style stone altar of 5 trefoiled arches (based on tomb of Walter de Gray).
Below it, sarcophagus containing the remains of St Innocent, found in the
catacombs at Rome, and presented to William Lawson by Pope Gregory XVI. The
trefoil-arched reredos by Milburn of York was installed to commemorate the
church's Jubilee in 1887 (Bulmer). The grisaille coloured glass in the East
window by Willimont is a copy of that in the Five Sisters Window at York
Minster. Stained glass in the 4 south windows by Wailes, 1857-62. Stained
glass in the north-west window by H M Barnett of Newcastle, 1880. In the
tribune, an Cll font with rope motif. Bulmer, History, Topography and
Directory of North Yorkshire (1890), p 395. John Cornforth, "Brough Hall,
Yorkshire", Country Life (1967), pp 894-8 and 948-52; VCH i, p 301.

Listing NGR: SE2155298106

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Source: English Heritage

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