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Church of St Edmund

A Grade II Listed Building in Bearpark, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7827 / 54°46'57"N

Longitude: -1.6297 / 1°37'46"W

OS Eastings: 423916

OS Northings: 543146

OS Grid: NZ239431

Mapcode National: GBR KF14.ZB

Mapcode Global: WHC4P.Y14W

Entry Name: Church of St Edmund

Listing Date: 14 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120718

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109990

Location: Bearpark, County Durham, DH7

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Bearpark

Built-Up Area: Bearpark

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Bearpark

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

BEARPARK AUTON STILE
NZ 24 SW
(North side)
5/1 Church of
St. Edmund
GV II

Parish church. 1877-9 by C. Hodgson Fowler. Hard brick with plinth and
sandstone ashlar dressings, some red; thin perforated-tile damp-course;
Welsh slate roof with roll-moulded ridge tiles. Nave with south porch and
integral west vestry and tower; chancel with north vestry. Early English
style. 7-bay nave has gabled porch in second bay, with double doors under
3 stepped lancet slits. Sill-string to widely-spaced lancets. Set-back
chancel with double plinth has 6 closely-grouped lancets on sill string which
is stepped up at east to sill of 3 stepped east lancets. West elevation has
slightly-projecting centre in style of 3-stage tower, with lancet in each of
first 2 stages, and 2-light louvred belfry openings with flat wood mullions;
high pyramid tower roof has swept eaves and weather-cock finial. Iron and
stone cross finials on nave and chancel gables.

Interior: painted brick; bracketed king-post roof with arch-braced collars;
pierced braces to chancel roof. Dentilled brick cornice. Roll-moulded sill
string continues as dripmould over doors. 3 high arches in cross wall to
west end bay which has 2 transverse arches, forming 3 high square spaces,
the central with bell-rope.


Listing NGR: NZ2391643146

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