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Church of All Saints

A Grade II* Listed Building in Burn Valley, Hartlepool

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.6804 / 54°40'49"N

Longitude: -1.2123 / 1°12'44"W

OS Eastings: 450887

OS Northings: 531992

OS Grid: NZ508319

Mapcode National: GBR MGZ9.BZ

Mapcode Global: WHD6F.BMZ8

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 24 March 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250534

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432929

Location: Hartlepool, TS24

County: Hartlepool

Electoral Ward/Division: Burn Valley

Built-Up Area: Hartlepool

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Stranton

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

HARTLEPOOL STRANTON
NZ 5031 & 5032
(NZ 53 SW) (west side)

4/116 & 10/116 Church of All Saints
24.3.50

- II*

Church, C12, with late C13 north aisle, arcade and tower : upper part
rebuilt C14 when chancel also partly rebuilt; late C14 south aisle and
arcade; C15 north chapel, chancel arch, clearstories and porch; mid/late C19
north vestries and south organ chamber. Whole church restored and altered
in C18, 1852, 1889 by J.H. Morton (South Shields), and 1898 by Charlewood &
Hicks (Newcastle). Earlier work of snecked and coursed limestone rubble;
later work of snecked and dressed sandstone. Welsh slate roofs, and lead to
flat roof of north aisle. Aisled nave, with clearstorey and porch to south;
chancel, 2 vestries and chapel to north side, organ chamber to south. West
tower, of 3 stages defined by chamfered step-backs; diagonal buttresses with
offsets; embattled parapet and angle and intermediate pinnacles. 3 grouped
lancets to west face of lower stage; slit lights to south and west faces of
middle stage; upper stage has clock faces below round-headed openings
holding paired trefoil-headed lights. Nave has pointed south doorway of 2
chamfered orders, under hoodmould and ogee-headed niche. 3 paired lancets
to south clearstorey and 2 similar, blocked, to north clearstorey concealed
by raised aisle roof. Pointed south and east windows to chancel have
geometric traceries. North chapel has 2 Perpendicular-traceried
segmental-headed windows. All other windows are of 1898. Tower arch of 2
chamfered orders without responds. 2-bay pointed nave arcades of 2
chamfered orders, with octagonal piers and responds, those to north having
moulded capitals. Stone benches either side of porch. Pointed chancel arch
of 2 chamfered orders with moulded capital to octagonal south respond; north
springing is from arcade respond. North chapel open to chancel by 2-bay
arcade similar to nave, and to the aisle by a similar arch. North aisle
windows have stained glass by Messrs. Wailes and Stang (Newcastle) c.1898.
Piscina with moulded semicircular head, in chancel; another, simpler, in
south aisle, below trefoil-headed niche with crocketed canopy supported by
human figures of c.1400. Fragments of Anglo-Saxon and later carved masonry,
built into east wall of south aisle. V.C.H. Durham, Vol. III, 1928, pp
373-375.


Listing NGR: NZ5088631993

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