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Church of St Paul

A Grade II Listed Building in Hounslow, Hounslow

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Latitude: 51.4716 / 51°28'17"N

Longitude: -0.3812 / 0°22'52"W

OS Eastings: 512532

OS Northings: 175982

OS Grid: TQ125759

Mapcode National: GBR 4N.4KM

Mapcode Global: VHFTL.B8VP

Plus Code: 9C3XFJC9+MG

Entry Name: Church of St Paul

Listing Date: 15 August 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245132

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468823

Location: Heston Central, Hounslow, London, TW3

County: Hounslow

Electoral Ward/Division: Heston Central

Built-Up Area: Hounslow

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Paul and The Good Shepherd, Hounslow

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 1275 BATH ROAD, Hounslow

787-/30/10041 St Paul's Church


Anglican church. 1873-4 by WG Habershon and AR Pite. Ragstone with Bath stone dressing; 2-coloured slate roof. Cruciform plan.
EXTERIOR: wide-aisled nave of 4 bays with broad shallow transepts, lower chancel roof; chancel of 2 bays with organ chamber and choir vestry to the south and priest's vestry on the north. Tower of 4 storeys, buttresses at the corners and gargoyles, with broach spire, at SW corner. Large Decorated windows to nave, transepts and chancel; clerestory with trefoils and quatrefoils. Aisles have paired windows with Decorated tracery with bays divided by buttresses. The clerestory has small openings of alternate trefoils and quatrefoils set in circular frames. The south wall of the transept has a wide Decorated window with traceried lights in the lower part and a circle containing trefoils and quatrefoils in the upper part. The lower part of the transept is lit by four lancet windows with trefoils in the heads. East window of five lights with a wheel window in the head. The north transept and north wall of the nave are identical with the south side of the church. The west wall has a projecting porch around the west door and a rose window above.
INTERIOR: 4 bays with fifth larger deeper bays into the transepts. Timber roof, panelled, with arched trusses. Aisles have pent roofs in wood with carved braces. Chancel arch: thin colonnettes, carved bases and capitals, moulded and pointed arch. Nave arcades supported on round pillars with foliated capitals. Above the pillars in the nave colonnettes stand on stone brackets. West door surrounded with stone frontispiece with a triangular crocketed gable. Aisle windows are of 3 lights with splayed embrasures.
STAINED GLASS: the wide east window has glass depicting scenes from the life and teaching of St Paul, 1883. North side: Christ the Carpenter and Harvest by Alan Younger, 1967. Otherwise, glass not exceptional.
FITTINGS: original pews with moulded tops to backs. Organ on south side
of the chancel, with painted pipes, and quatrefoils carved onto the organ case. Font: stone octagon with trefoils and quatrefoils alternating on the side panels. Pulpit: c1917, donated in memory of Edith Beven.

Listing NGR: TQ1253275982

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

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