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Roman Catholic Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Wycliffe with Thorpe, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.5135 / 54°30'48"N

Longitude: -1.8127 / 1°48'45"W

OS Eastings: 412226

OS Northings: 513147

OS Grid: NZ122131

Mapcode National: GBR HJS7.CT

Mapcode Global: WHC5S.4T38

Plus Code: 9C6WG57P+9W

Entry Name: Roman Catholic Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 28 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322759

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111774

Location: Wycliffe with Thorpe, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Wycliffe with Thorpe

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Wycliffe St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Roman Catholic Church, 1849. Rubble with tooled-and-margined stone buttresses,
ashlar dressings and parapet; graduated Lakeland slate roof. Aisleless 3-bay
body with west porch. C14 style. Stepped buttresses at angles and between
bays; string carried up over windows as hoodmould. Flat-roofed west porch has
double flight of steps, with low moulded parapet at head, to central arch of
3-bay double-chamfered arcade; side arches boarded; string below embattled
parapet with pierced merlons. Above porch a 3-light window below spheric
triangle window; and pointed niche in gable. West door, inside porch, has
studded double doors with scrolled hinges in moulded arch with sacred monograms
as hoodmould stops. Side walls shows 2-light windows with Y tracery, and
similar parapet; coped end gables. East end shows blocked 5-light window and
quatrefoil in gable.

Interior: Plastered. Freestone and marble altar, and panelled reredos with
kneeling angels under crocketed arches. Font has octagonal bowl with raised
shields, one with ihs, in fleur-de-lys borders, probably C15; later shaft and

Prominent hilltop position.

Listing NGR: NZ1222613147

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