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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
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
SX4653NW DURNFORD STREET, Stonehouse
740-1/65/773 (East side)
25/01/54 Church of St Paul
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.
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
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-:
Listing NGR: SX4642453757
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