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Latitude: 54.7865 / 54°47'11"N
Longitude: -1.5288 / 1°31'43"W
OS Eastings: 430397
OS Northings: 543615
OS Grid: NZ303436
Mapcode National: GBR KFR2.TY
Mapcode Global: WHC4K.HY6G
Entry Name: Church of St Mary Magdalene
Listing Date: 10 May 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1159108
English Heritage Legacy ID: 110000
Location: Belmont, County Durham, DH1
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Belmont
Built-Up Area: Durham
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Belmont
Church of England Diocese: Durham
BELMONT BROOMSIDE LANE
NZ 34 SW
7/11 Church of St.
10/5/67 Mary Magdalene
Parish church. 1857 by William Butterfield. Minor late C19 alterations;
1901 vestry by C.H. Fowler. Coursed squared rubble with ashlar dressings;
plinth to vestry. Welsh slate roof with decorative ridge tiles. 4-bay nave
with north porch; 2-bay chancel with north organ chamber and vestry. Steps
up to boarded north door, with leaf-decorated strap hinges, in deeply-moulded
2-centred-arched surround, under wood-bracketed castslide roof. Ovolo-moulded
cusped ogee tracery in windows, mostly 2-light, with alternate-block surrounds
and sloping sills. South-west nave window more elaborate and with dripmould.
Decorated 3-light east window has beakhead-stopped dripmould; west window has
plate tracery with 3 ogee-headed lights. Short buttresses, and continuous
stepped sill string, to chancel, vestry and north nave.
Interior: painted plaster with ashlar dressings; arch-braced roof with
collars and short king-posts, having 2 tiers of thin wood arches between each
collar and apex, and bolted arch braces; tension rods stirrup-fastened to
king-posts. Deep dripmould over high chamfered chancel arch with inner
ovolo-moulded arch on shafts with fillets. Similar dripmould to vestry door.
Ovolo-moulded window surrounds with double-chamfered sill steps. 1892 reredos
by Butterfield. Early C20 pews by Thompson of Masham. Chancel panelling with
traceried arch over sedilia. East window dated and signed 1923 by W. Glasby
Listing NGR: NZ3039743615
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