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Church of St Paul, Aldbrough

Description: Church of St Paul

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 February 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 323235

OS Grid Reference: NZ2028111233
OS Grid Coordinates: 420281, 511233
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4960, -1.6884

Location: Appleby Lane, Aldbrough, North Yorkshire DL11 7SL

Locality: Aldbrough
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL11 7SL

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Listing Text

NZ 2011-2111 (east side)

Aldbrough St John
11/23 Church of St Paul

Chapel of ease. 1890. By W S Hicks for Eleanor, the dowager Duchess of
Northumberland. Sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings, Westmorland slate
roof. Early English style. 3-bay nave with south porch, 2-bay chancel with
cnoir and clergy vestries to north and south. Plinths. Quoins. Moulded
sill strings. Porch: pointed-arched doorway with moulded arris and
hoodmould; gable with apex cross; paired lancet windows in side returns;
inner doorway matching. Nave: to right of porch: lancet; buttress, paired
lancets. On left gable, octagonal bell turret with shouldered openings to
south, west, north and east, and with spirelet; gable cross to right. West
end of nave: tall lancet set in buttress which supports the bell turret.
Chancel: lancet window to right, gable cross to right; to left, lean-to
vestry with smaller paired lancets. East end: stepped buttresses flanking
triple stepped lancet windows with hoodmould. Interior: chancel arch of 2
chamfered orders, the capitals with nailhead decoration; arches to vestries
are continuously moulded, chamfered and with hoodmoulds; lancet windows have
shouldered heads; the chancel south lancet continues down to form sedile;
trefoil-headed aumbry in sanctuary; stencilled decoration on boarding of
roofs of nave and chancel.

Listing NGR: NZ2028111233

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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