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Church of St Paul

A Grade II Listed Building in Quarndon, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 52.9655 / 52°57'55"N

Longitude: -1.5028 / 1°30'9"W

OS Eastings: 433494

OS Northings: 341022

OS Grid: SK334410

Mapcode National: GBR 6DF.4VR

Mapcode Global: WHCFG.WQLF

Entry Name: Church of St Paul

Listing Date: 24 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1109102

English Heritage Legacy ID: 78932

Location: Quarndon, Amber Valley, Derbyshire, DE22

County: Derbyshire

District: Amber Valley

Civil Parish: Quarndon

Built-Up Area: Quarndon

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Quarndon St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

3/91 (East Side)
Church of St Paul
Parish church. 1872-4 by Giles & Brookhouse. Mid-C13 style. Coursed
squared rock-faced sandstone with ashlar dressings. Steeply pitched
Welsh slate roofs, stone coped gables with gableted kneelers.
Chamfered plinth. Nave with aisles, south west steeple, chancel and
south vestry. Tower of two stages, with angle buttresses. The south
side has a window of two cusped lancet lights with a quatrefoil over.
Hoodmould with foliage stops. Circular quatrefoil window above with
similar hoodmould. Paired lancet bell-openings with trefoil tracery.
Hoodmould. Similar elevation to west and to east (minus the lowest
window). Similar bell openings to north. The bell stage has nook-
shafts with foliage capitals. Ashlar broach spire with tall lucarnes
and an upper tier of small lucarnes. Gargoyles at the corners of
the tower. Gabled south porch, doorway with shafts and moulded
capitals, the arch with a filleted roll and a hollow moulding. Hood-
mould with naturalistic foliage stops. Plank doors with elaborate
iron hinges. Buttresses and trefoil windows to the sides. The south
aisle has three buttresses and two tripartite groups of lancets. South
vestry has to south steps up to the doorway with Caernarvon arch and
a trefoiled lancet. Similar lancet to east. One chancel south lancet
with tracery of a quatrefoil over a trefoil. The east wall has angle
buttresses and a 3-light window with bar tracery. One north lancet
as on the south side. Organ chamber with a trefoiled lancet to east
and a pair of trefoiled lancets with an encircled quatrefoil to north.
The north aisle has five buttresses and three groups of triple lancets
and a pair of lancets in the westernmost bay. West window of two
trefoiled lights with a quatrefoil over. Nave west window of 4-lights
with three quatrefoils in circles. Interior: North arcade of four
bays, south arcade of three bays. Circular piers, moulded capitals
and double chamfered arches of alternate contrasting coloured blocks
of stone. Hoodmould with foliage stops. Small additional bay to
west of south arcade, under the tower, with corresponding arch into
the aisle. Chancel arch with chamfered outer order and moulded inner
order, the inner order on trefoiled shafts supported by angel corbels.
Aisle windows have detached shafts internally. Boarded nave roof
with alternate A-trusses and curved trusses on hammer beams. Canted
and panelled chancel roof. Octagonal font with sandstone base,
Hoptonwood stone shaft and alabaster bowl with quatrefoil motifs.

Listing NGR: SK3349441022

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