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Church of St Paul the Apostle

A Grade II Listed Building in North Bedlington, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.1492 / 55°8'57"N

Longitude: -1.6014 / 1°36'5"W

OS Eastings: 425501

OS Northings: 583942

OS Grid: NZ255839

Mapcode National: GBR K88W.3Z

Mapcode Global: WHC2S.CTNY

Entry Name: Church of St Paul the Apostle

Listing Date: 18 October 1949

Last Amended: 18 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041422

English Heritage Legacy ID: 235883

Location: North Bedlington, Northumberland, NE62

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Choppington

Built-Up Area: Choppington

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Choppington St Paul the Apostle

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

WANSBECK CHOPPINGTON
NZ 28 SE

5/12 Church of St. Paul
the Apostle (formerly
18/10/49 listed as St Paul's
Church)

GV II


Parish Church, 1866. Snecked stone with ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof
with stone cresting. Unaisled 4-bay nave with south porch; chancel with canted
apse, south vestry and later north organ chamber. C13 style.

Nave has stepped angle buttresses and sill string. South porch has boarded
double doors under pointed arch, with hoodmould and slit above, in steeply-
pitched coped gable on moulded kneelers; circular window in each return. North
and south nave walls have 2-light windows with pierced circles in spandrels;
at west end 2 tall lancets flanking buttress carrying bellcote with pointed
arch and ring-cross finial. Chancel apse has small lancets with walls battered
out; below sill string; and ornamental ridge cresting. Vestry shows boarded
door, single-light windows and tall truncated stack.
Interior: Plastered. Unmoulded pointed arches to chancel and organ chamber,
cusped aumbry and sedile in sanctuary. Hammer-beam roof with arch braces and
upper crown posts; iron tie-rod with scrolly brackets below each truss.
Panelled reredos as war memorial.


Listing NGR: NZ2550183942


This List entry has been amended to add the source for War Memorials Register. This source was not used in the compilation of this List entry but is added here as a guide for further reading, 16 August 2017.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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