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Church of St Bartholomew

A Grade II Listed Building in Croxdale and Hett, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7331 / 54°43'59"N

Longitude: -1.587 / 1°35'13"W

OS Eastings: 426694

OS Northings: 537647

OS Grid: NZ266376

Mapcode National: GBR KFCQ.73

Mapcode Global: WHC4X.L9JC

Entry Name: Church of St Bartholomew

Listing Date: 10 May 1967

Last Amended: 7 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159286

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109948

Location: Croxdale and Hett, County Durham, DH6

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Croxdale and Hett

Built-Up Area: Croxdale

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Croxdale

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

CROXDALE AND HETT MAIN STREET
NZ 2637
(North side)
Sunder land Bridge
16/67 Church of St.
10/5/67 Bartholomew
(formerly listed
in Sunderland
Bridge C.P.)
II
Parish church. 1843-6 by George Pickering; north wall demolished and new nave
and chancel added 1876-8 by C.H. Fowler. Romanesque style with Decorated
Gothic additions. Squared sandstone with dressings and Welsh slate roofs.
West tower; original nave (now south aisle), original chancel (now vestry/
organ chamber), added nave and chancel on north.
Tower and original nave and chancel have round-arched openings of 2 orders
with roll-moulded outer orders on colonnettes with scalloped capitals.
4-stage tower has clasping buttresses on lower stages, south doorway, 2-light
belfry windows and parapet on corbel table. Original 3-bay nave has chamfered
plinth, flat-buttressed bay divisions, sill and impost bands; single window
under hoodmould in each bay; corbel table at eaves of steeply-pitched roof
with coped gables. Lower, narrower original 2-bay chancel has similar details,
south doorway with zigzag on outer order, paired lights in each bay, single
window on buttressed east end and a steeply-pitched roof. Slightly longer
and taller added nave and chancel have pointed 2- and 3-light windows, with
trefoil-headed lights, similar 5-light east window and steep roofs.
Interior: Original north wall replaced 1876 by 5-bay wood arcade to nave and
2-bay pointed stone arcade to chancel. Original semicircular chancel arch
of 2 orders, the outer order with zigzag on responds with scalloped capitals.
Added nave has arch-braced king-post roof. Added chancel has 1897 Perpendicular-
style rood screen and barrel roof. Elaborate crocketed early C19 wood font
cover. Some c.1876 stained glass by Clayton and Bell.


Listing NGR: NZ2669437647

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