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Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Piercebridge, Darlington

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.5367 / 54°32'11"N

Longitude: -1.6764 / 1°40'34"W

OS Eastings: 421038

OS Northings: 515758

OS Grid: NZ210157

Mapcode National: GBR JHQZ.WH

Mapcode Global: WHC5V.67ZG

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 20 March 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322973

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110884

Location: Piercebridge, Darlington, DL2

County: Darlington

Civil Parish: Piercebridge

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Coniscliffe

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 2115 PIERCEBRIDGE THE GREEN
(East side)
17/155 Church of St.Mary ---- Church of St.
20/3/67
GV II
Parish church. 1873 by Cory and Ferguson. Snecked sandstone with ashlar
dressings; purple slate roof. Projecting west bellcote with spirelet; aisleless
nave; chancel with south vestry. Early English style.
2 buttresses with offsets, on west end of nave, support corbelled-out bellcote
with trefoil-headed bell openings under pointed hoodmoulds. Small projecting
bay, between buttresses, with lancet and pent roof. Bellcote has steep pyramidal
spirelet with 2 rows of fish-scale tiles.
3-bay buttressed nave. South side: projecting porch bay at west has double-
chamfered pointed archway; 2 lancets and a pair of lancets to east. Similar
windows on north side.
Taller and narrower, buttressed 2-bay chancel: single lancets on north and
south; 3 stepped lancets on angle-buttressed east end. Steeply-pitched
continuous roof, over nave and chancel, has coped gables.
Gabled vestry: 2-light plate-tracery window on south; pointed doorway on west
return. Extruded bay on west of vestry, has pointed doorway and pent roof.
Plain, plastered interior. Iron altar rails with scrollwork and foliage.
Double-chamfered, pointed arch and shouldered doorway into vestry. Wagon roofs
in nave and chancel.


Listing NGR: NZ2103815758

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