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Church of St Paul's Including Parish Room

A Grade II Listed Building in Shanklin, Isle of Wight

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Latitude: 50.6326 / 50°37'57"N

Longitude: -1.1784 / 1°10'42"W

OS Eastings: 458202

OS Northings: 81750

OS Grid: SZ582817

Mapcode National: GBR 9DS.8WR

Mapcode Global: FRA 87FD.DRW

Plus Code: 9C2WJRMC+2J

Entry Name: Church of St Paul's Including Parish Room

Listing Date: 14 February 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1212881

English Heritage Legacy ID: 310242

Location: Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37

County: Isle of Wight

Civil Parish: Shanklin

Built-Up Area: Shanklin

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Isle of Wight

Church of England Parish: Shanklin St Paul, Gatten

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text

1352-0/8/208 Church of St Paul's incl Parish Room

Church and parish room. 1875-6 by C Luck in C13 French style
with porch added in 1911. Built of stone rubble with tiled
roof. Nave and chancel in one with apsidal east end, north and
south aisles, west porch and north-west tower. North-west
tower is a slender square tower of 4 stages divided by moulded
bands with rustic timbered bell opening above and pyramidal
shingled spire with iron weathervane. 4th stage has 5 pointed
lancets, mainly blank. West porch of 1911 has central
projecting gable with stone cross, 4-centred arch and triple
engaged columns flanked by lancet windows. Nave has gable
ended west front with cross-shaped saddlestone. Large blank
four centred arch containing central double lancet with
enclosed quatrefoil above and side lancets with blocked
quatrefoils above. Underneath, obscured by later porch, is
four-centred arched door with double engaged columns.
Clerestorey windows have double lancets divided by
dripmoulding. Aisle windows have four centred arches with
double lancets and circle above, with dripmoulding and
Parish room is linked to church by a 1 storey stone link. This
is roughly rectangular with apsidal end and projecting 5-sided
wing to left and square porch to right of this. Stone with
stepped buttresses and mullioned and transomed windows to
sides. West end has gable with large four-centred arch 4
lancets. Lancet windows to apse and mullioned and transomed
windows to projection. Porch has four-centred arched doorcase
with dripmoulding.
Interior of church has nave of 4 bays with 1 bay chancel
undivided. 4-centred arches on circular columns and
clerestorey. Wooden roof with arch braces resting on stone
corbels. Roof in 8 cants with boarded square panels. C13 style
octagonal pulpit with marble columns and octagonal stone font
with quatrefoil motif. Apse has stone vaulting leading to
wooden roof. 1st floor has blank windows with 4-centred arches
pierced by quatrefoil motifs and 2 lancets with circular
columns. 2nd tier has lancets.
(Buildings of England:Lloyd D:Hampshire and the Isle of
Wight:769) .

Listing NGR: SZ5820281750

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