History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Church of St Bartholomew

A Grade II Listed Building in Croxdale, County Durham

More Photos »
Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


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

Plus Code: 9C6WPCM7+66

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

Find accommodation in

Listing Text

NZ 2637
(North side)
Sunder land Bridge
16/67 Church of St.
10/5/67 Bartholomew
(formerly listed
in Sunderland
Bridge C.P.)
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

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

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.