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Church of St Paul

A Grade II Listed Building in Branxton, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.6309 / 55°37'51"N

Longitude: -2.1729 / 2°10'22"W

OS Eastings: 389211

OS Northings: 637495

OS Grid: NT892374

Mapcode National: GBR F38B.C9

Mapcode Global: WH9Z1.LQHM

Plus Code: 9C7VJRJG+9R

Entry Name: Church of St Paul

Listing Date: 21 September 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042191

English Heritage Legacy ID: 237969

Location: Branxton, Northumberland, TD12

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Branxton

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Branxton St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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9/2 Church of St. Paul

Parish church. Late C12 or early C13. Largely rebuilt 1849. Snecked
rhyolite with sandstone dressings. Nave, chancel and north-west tower.
Romanesque style.

Five-bay nave entirely of 1849. Gabled porch to left holds round-headed
door in chevron-moulded surround with two orders of columns and cushion
capitals. Small round-headed windows with chamfered sill bands and drip
stones. Lower chancel in old masonry has no side windows. C19 east window
with shafts, cushion capitals and roll-moulded arch. Tower has 2-light
bell openings separated by shaft with cushion capital. Stone pyramidal

Interior: C12 chancel arch, the arch rebuilt in C13 in pointed form, semicircular
responds and slimmer outer orders of columns on east and west side; scalloped
capitals and moulded bases with spurs. Steeply-pointed arch, the main arch
chamfered with broach stops, the outer arch simply chamfered. C17 altar
rails with fat turned balusters. Nave has open timber roof with arched braces
on stone corbels.

Northumberland County History Vol. XI.

Listing NGR: NT8921137495

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