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Church of St Godric

A Grade II Listed Building in Durham, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7779 / 54°46'40"N

Longitude: -1.5807 / 1°34'50"W

OS Eastings: 427068

OS Northings: 542632

OS Grid: NZ270426

Mapcode National: GBR KFD6.L1

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.P5HJ

Plus Code: 9C6WQCH9+5P

Entry Name: Church of St Godric

Listing Date: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120717

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110089

ID on this website: 101120717

Location: St Godric's Church, Durham, County Durham, DH1

County: County Durham

Electoral Ward/Division: Elvet and Gilesgate

Parish: City of Durham

Built-Up Area: Durham

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Durham St Margaret of Antioch

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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NZ 2742 NW (South side)


Church of St Godric



Roman Catholic parish church. 1864 by Edward Welby Pugin; tower 1909-10 by Pugin and Pugin. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar plinth and dressings; roof destroyed by fire. West tower; nave and chancel with north aisle and east apse. Gothic style. 4-stage tower has north door: 9 panels with mouchette-traceried overlight in 2-centred moulded arch; tall transomed windows above have two lights with dagger tracery; Two tall slits above these; top stage has tall paired belfry openings with cusping below trefoil top lights. Set-back buttresses with offsets; niche in north-west angle has statue of saint. Floor strings; top arcaded corbelling to pierced parapet with large corner pinnacles. Paired aisle windows under cinquefoil clerestory lights; easternmost two are larger and under gables with elaborate cross finials; similar gables over 2-light windows of 3-sided apse; linking moulded coping has gargoyles. Stepped continuous sill string.

INTERIOR: plaster; pink granite columns and sandstone ashlar dressings. 5-bay
arcade has 2-centred arches on round columns with ballflower capitals. Dripmoulds.
Roof missing and interior damaged by fire at time of survey.

Listing NGR: NZ2706842632

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