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Church of St Andrew

A Grade I Listed Building in Winston, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.5469 / 54°32'48"N

Longitude: -1.7797 / 1°46'46"W

OS Eastings: 414350

OS Northings: 516874

OS Grid: NZ143168

Mapcode National: GBR JH0V.HT

Mapcode Global: WHC5L.MZR4

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 14 September 1966

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160127

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111152

Location: Winston, County Durham, DL2

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Winston

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Winston

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


5/61 Church of St.Andrew

Parish church. Mid C13, restored 1848 by John Dobson. Mid C13 sandstone rubble
with roughly-dressed quoins; mid C19 dressed sandstone; renewed Welsh slate
roofs. South-west tower, nave with south aisle and south porch, chancel with
north vestry. Transitional and Early English style.

Tower of 1848 in two stages: buttressed square-plan base and octagonal belfry;
spirelet of sandstone flags with ball finial. Nave mainly rebuilt 1848: 4 bays
with chamfered plinth; south aisle has 2 stepped buttresses and 4 lancets under
individual hoodmoulds; north wall has medieval stonework, 3 restored lancets
and a blocked door at west end; mid Cl9 west front has 2 lancets with vesica
above and stepped clasping left buttress with pinnacle. Steeply-pitched roof
has coped gables with shaped kneelers. Mid C13 2-bay chancel of large proportions;
2 lancets to each bay; chamfered plinth and sill band with Cl9 buttress division
on south wall; left bay of south wall has blocked priest's door under shouldered
lintel and narrow round-headed window above with roll moulding. East end has 2
stepped clasping buttresses, low central buttress and 3 stepped lancets. Low-
pitched roof has coped gables with shaped kneelers. South porch of 1848 has
pointed arch of 2 orders with attached colonnettes. North vestry of 1848 has
east door under shouldered lintel.

Interior: Nave has south aisle arcade of double-chamfered pointed arches under
hoodmoulds; keeled responds; cylindrical pier with octagonal base and moulded
circular cap divides eastern bays; second bay from west is a section of solid
wall; arch-braced roof of 1848. Chancel: continuous roll moulding at same height
as external sill band is raised over blocked priest's door; pointed double-
chamfered chancel arch of 1848; piscina in south wall is a cusped, trefoil-headed
niche with chamfered arris, roll moulding, nutmegornament and a broken stop;
round rear-arches to lancets; King-post roof of 1848.

Fittings: choir stalls have C17 carved poppyhead bench ends; font, possibly C14
and later re-cut, is circular bowl on cylindrical shaft with low relief of
fighting dragons, tracery and flower motifs round rim.

Monuments: fragment of cross-head (possibly pre-Conquest); large medieval grave
cover with foliated cross at west end of nave; 3 brasses in floor; early C18
oval marble memorial tablet, in pedimented aedicule, to the parents of Peter
Lancaster, Rector, in south wall of chancel.

Listing NGR: NZ1435216877

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