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Church of St. Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Barningham, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.4893 / 54°29'21"N

Longitude: -1.8698 / 1°52'11"W

OS Eastings: 408531

OS Northings: 510448

OS Grid: NZ085104

Mapcode National: GBR HJCJ.ZH

Mapcode Global: WHC5Y.7FW8

Entry Name: Church of St. Michael

Listing Date: 28 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121721

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111624

Location: Barningham, County Durham, DL11

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Barningham

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Barningham St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

NZ 0810 BARNINGHAM BARNINGHAM VILLAGE
(North side)

15/35 Church of
St. Michael

GV II

Parish Church. 1816 on medieval site, remodelled 1891 by Pritchett. Rubble
with buttresses of tooled-and-margined stone; ashlar dressings; graduated
Lakeland slate roof. 4-bay preaching box with narrower 2-bay chancel and
west tower; 1891 insertion of arcades, chancel arch and internal divisions
to produce 3-bay aisled nave and chancel flanked by vestries. 1891 remodelling
in a Free C15 style.

Tower has stepped angle buttresses and boarded double doors on south in
double-chamfered pointed arch with hoodmould. Cinquefoil-headed window
above and 2-light belfry openings. Moulded string and corner gargoyles
below embattled parapet with wrought-iron weather vane at south-west corner.
Body of church has stepped buttresses at angles and between bays. 3-light
windows to nave. 2 cinquefoil-headed lights on south of chancel, the eastern
above a priest's door; 2-light windows on each side of east bay. 5-light
east window under coped gable on moulded kneelers with 8-terminal cross
fleury finial. On north 2 boarded basement doors in 1816 pointed arches.

Interior: Plastered; hammer-beam roofs. Arcades have broad 4-centred double-
chamfered arches with hoodmoulds, on octagonal piers with moulded caps and
tall moulded bases. Similar chancel arch with foliage hoodmould stops.
Panelled dado in nave. Late C19 carved chancel screen, panelled wood reredos
and tiled sanctuary floor. Re-set C12 pillar piscina from previous church.
1791 wall tablet with urn to Rev. Matthew More; in north vestry 1839 wall
tablet to William Harry Vane by Davies of Newcastle. Early medieval headstone
cross in sanctuary. East window 1892, Christ reigning and Evangelists, as
memorial to Harry Vane Milbank. Brass candelabra in chancel.


Listing NGR: NZ0853110448

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