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Church of St Cuthbert

A Grade I Listed Building in Park East, Darlington

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Latitude: 54.5244 / 54°31'27"N

Longitude: -1.5518 / 1°33'6"W

OS Eastings: 429106

OS Northings: 514443

OS Grid: NZ291144

Mapcode National: GBR KJL3.TW

Mapcode Global: WHC5X.4J9V

Entry Name: Church of St Cuthbert

Listing Date: 28 April 1952

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121280

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110663

Location: Darlington, DL1

County: Darlington

Electoral Ward/Division: Park East

Built-Up Area: Darlington

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Darlington St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


907/10/111 MARKET PLACE
28-APR-52 (East side)


Revision Number: 2

(East Side)
Church of St Cuthbert
NZ 2914 10/111 28.4.52.
Tall cruciform church, mostly of early C13. Nave is aisled, transepts and chancel aisleless, of 3 external stages. Chancel rebuilt in 1864-5 in original style.
Crossing tower with stone spire rebuilt 1752. Ashlar with some restoration. Plain, rather wide lancet windows either in stepped groups or alternating with blanks.
Round window in head of South transept; some C1k windows in aisles. Niche above
west door holds replica of figure of Saint; the worn original rests in north transept.
Simple nave arcading with alternating round compound and octagonal piers. More
mouldings at east end where shafts have stiff-leaf capitals and arches have nutmeg and other enrichment. Inserted low crossing arch has organ over, Early C14 piscina, C15 Easter sepulchre, Frosterley marble font with cover of C17 Bishop-Cosin-type wood carving. Poppy-head C16 choir stalls with carved misericords. Late C13 tomb figure attached to south wall.

Listing NGR: NZ2910614441

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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