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Church of St Andrew

A Grade I Listed Building in Haughton & Springfield, Darlington

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Latitude: 54.5373 / 54°32'14"N

Longitude: -1.5251 / 1°31'30"W

OS Eastings: 430827

OS Northings: 515886

OS Grid: NZ308158

Mapcode National: GBR KHSZ.M8

Mapcode Global: WHC5X.J6ZY

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 28 April 1952

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160229

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110614

Location: Darlington, DL1

County: Darlington

Electoral Ward/Division: Haughton & Springfield

Built-Up Area: Darlington

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Haughton-le-Skerne

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


28-APR-52 (West side)


Revision Number: 2

(West End)
Church of St Andrew
NZ 3015 4/148 28.4.52.
Circa 1100, built on site of earlier Saxon church. West tower of 2 stages, aisleless
nave and chancel. Restored and largely refenestrated in C15. Transepts, vestry
and south porch added 1795. Roughly coursed rubble with freestone quoins. Norman
windows remain in chancel south wall and the west and south doorways are Norman
with single - nook shafts, simple cushion capitals and heavy impost blocks.
Interior has pews, pulpit and lectern dated 1662 but still largely Jacobean in
style; and 6 Warder's stalls, with more Gothic decoration, all representing the
earlier style of Bishop Cosin's patronage. Church fully wainscoted, having naively
applied classical motifs in the chancel. A rough niche to south of chancel arch
is plastered and painted in gridiron pattern. iof cczrved oak, probably C15.
Font cover and 3 restored arches above reredos of carved oak, probably C15.


Listing NGR: NZ3083215886

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

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