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Latitude: 54.6224 / 54°37'20"N
Longitude: -1.6417 / 1°38'30"W
OS Eastings: 423234
OS Northings: 525314
OS Grid: NZ232253
Mapcode National: GBR JGZZ.CR
Mapcode Global: WHC5G.R2FP
Plus Code: 9C6WJ9C5+X8
Entry Name: Church of All Saints
Listing Date: 24 February 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1322841
English Heritage Legacy ID: 112178
Location: Shildon, County Durham, DL4
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Shildon
Built-Up Area: Shildon
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Shildon
Church of England Diocese: Durham
Tagged with: Church building
NZ 22 NW SHILDON ALL SAINT'S ROAD, New Shildon
(South end, off)
4/62 Church of All Saints
Parish church. 1868-9 by J.P. Pritchett with early C20 narthex. Rock-faced
dressed sandstone and brick-lined interior. Graduated green slate roofs;
narthex has Welsh slate roof. North-west tower; nave with western narthex;
chancel with eastern apse and north and south vestries. Early English style
with chamfered plinth and plate-tracery windows.
Tall and elaborate square-plan tower,with octagonal broach spire,adjoins north-
west bay of nave. Angle-buttressed lower stage has pointed-arched north doorway
and small lancets above. Middle, belfry stage has louvred lancets in crocketed
gablets with prominent gargoyles. Spire has 4 bands of stone fish-scale tiles.
Buttressed 5-bay nave has 2-light plate-tracery windows under pointed arches
with alternating rock-faced and ashlar voussoirs. West end has large sexfoil
window. Chamfered eaves band and very steeply-pitched roof with flat-coped
gables. Buttressed, triple-gabled narthex has central quatrefoil flanked by
groups of 3 lancets.
Lower and narrower 2-bay chancel has buttressed, semicircular apse with 3 lancets;
datestone (April 13th 1868) beneath north-eastern lancet. Chamfered eaves band
and very steeply-pitched roof.
Vestries have low, monopitch roofs with coped ends. North vestry has pair of
trefoil-headed lancets and a stepped lateral stack.
Plain, painted interior. Nave roof has 4 principal trusses with arch-braced
collars. Tall and wide, pointed chancel arch has roll moulding and hoodmould
Listing NGR: NZ2323425314
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