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Church of St Paul, Brierley

Description: Church of St Paul

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 April 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 333638

OS Grid Reference: SE4107411040
OS Grid Coordinates: 441074, 411040
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5943, -1.3809

Location: Church Street, Brierley, Barnsley S72 9HT

Locality: Brierley
County: Barnsley
Country: England
Postcode: S72 9HT

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Listing Text

(north-east side)

1/10 Church of St. Paul


Church. 1869. By John Wade. Patron, George Savile-Foljambe. Coursed, squared
sandstone, graduated slate roof. Orientated north-west / south-east,
ritual orientation used here. 2-stage west tower with recessed spire,
4-bay nave with south porch, 2-bay chancel with north vestry. Gothic
Revival style. Tower: offset angle buttresses, 2-light belfry opening
with hoodmould; clock flanked by corbel table under string; moulded
cornice; pierced balustrade with pinnacles. Octagonal spire with
lucarnes, string and weathervane. Circular west window. Nave: chamfered
plinth; offset buttresses to angles and bays. Gabled porch. Windows
of 2 cusped lights with trefoil under hoodmoulds with carved stops. 2
octagonal chimneys to north side. Chancel: lower and narrower in same
style with single-light windows and 3-light east window. Shaped kneelers,
ashlar copings, gable crosses.
Interior: west gallery. Arch-braced trusses on carved corbels to nave.
Painted panelled roof to chancel.

Listing NGR: SE4107411040

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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