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Church of St Paul

A Grade II* Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3636 / 50°21'49"N

Longitude: -4.1606 / 4°9'38"W

OS Eastings: 246424

OS Northings: 53757

OS Grid: SX464537

Mapcode National: GBR R79.VL

Mapcode Global: FRA 2852.NWQ

Entry Name: Church of St Paul

Listing Date: 25 January 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1117102

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473358

Location: Plymouth, PL1

County: City of Plymouth

Electoral Ward/Division: St Peter and the Waterfront

Built-Up Area: Plymouth

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text


PLYMOUTH

SX4653NW DURNFORD STREET, Stonehouse
740-1/65/773 (East side)
25/01/54 Church of St Paul

GV II*

Anglican church. 1831 by John Foulston, extended at E end 1890
by Hine & Odgers. Coursed Plymouth limestone rubble with
limestone dressings; dry slate roof with moulded copings.
Gothic style.
PLAN: aisle-less plan with W gallery and central W tower plus
slightly wider later chancel at the E end.
EXTERIOR: 3-bay W front with moulded pediment interrupted by
2-stage central tower with angle buttresses and moulded
strings; moulded parapet and octagonal corner pinnacles with
moulded cornices and crocketed finials; similar pinnacles
surmounting buttressed corners of the church. Central moulded
pointed-arched doorway. 7-bay nave N and S walls have lancet
windows with hoodmoulds between flat buttresses and linking
strings.
INTERIOR: moulded plaster ceiling cornice with dentils to
nave; chancel with arch-braced roof structure; L-plan
staircase with stick balusters and octagonal newels.
Fittings include octagonal marble font and panelled pews to
gallery, otherwise later pitch-pine fittings and altered to W
end in the late C20. Glass: leaded glazing with coloured
hammered glass of later C19 date.
Stands in a little altered Late Georgian street, and
represents a significant example (particularly externally) of
the work of a prominent local architect.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-:
645).


Listing NGR: SX4642453757

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