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Church of All Saints

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Stainton, Darlington

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Latitude: 54.5936 / 54°35'37"N

Longitude: -1.482 / 1°28'55"W

OS Eastings: 433569

OS Northings: 522173

OS Grid: NZ335221

Mapcode National: GBR LH2B.Y2

Mapcode Global: WHD6P.6SKT

Plus Code: 9C6WHGV9+F6

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 20 March 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1185908

English Heritage Legacy ID: 350398

Location: Great Stainton, Darlington, TS21

County: Darlington

Civil Parish: Great Stainton

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Stockton Country Parish

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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NZ 32 SW (West side, off)

2/4 Church of All Saints

Parish church. 1876-8 by J.P. Pritchett. Squared, rock-faced sandstone in
narrow courses; graduated green slate roofs. West tower with spire; aisleless
nave with south porch; chancel with combined organ chamber/vestry on north.
Decorated style. Mainly 2-light windows with cinquefoil-headed lights and
cusped quatrefoils under hoodmoulds with headstops. Angle-buttressed 3-stage
tower with trefoil-headed lancets on second stage and 2-light louvred bell
openings above. Tall broach spire. Buttressed 3-bay nave and narrower 2-bay
chancel have chamfered plinths, offset sill bands and steeply-pitched roofs
with coped gables. Foundation stone (June 6th. 1876) and 3-light window in
angle-buttressed east end. Gabled porch with moulded pointed doorway; trefoil-
headed lancets on returns. 2-bay organ chamber/vestry with lancet on south,
pointed doorway on east and monopitch roof.

Plain and plastered interior with encaustic-tiled floors. Pointed moulded
chancel arch under hoodmould on detached marble demi-columns with stiff-leaf
capitals. Sundial re-set above arch. Pointed chamfered arches to organ chamber
and to baptistery (at west end beneath tower). Roofs with arch-braced trusses.
2 stone fonts in baptistery: one medieval with moulded base, cylindrical stem
and octagonal-plan cup-shaped bowl; the other late C19. C17 wall monuments
and fragments of medieval grave slabs re-set in baptistery walls. Fragment of
a probably C10 cross shaft (with complex interlacing decoration) under bench in

Listing NGR: NZ3356922173

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