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Latitude: 54.5367 / 54°32'11"N
Longitude: -1.6764 / 1°40'34"W
OS Eastings: 421038
OS Northings: 515758
OS Grid: NZ210157
Mapcode National: GBR JHQZ.WH
Mapcode Global: WHC5V.67ZG
Entry Name: Church of St Mary
Listing Date: 20 March 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1322973
English Heritage Legacy ID: 110884
Location: Piercebridge, Darlington, DL2
Civil Parish: Piercebridge
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Coniscliffe
Church of England Diocese: Durham
NZ 2115 PIERCEBRIDGE THE GREEN
17/155 Church of St.Mary ---- Church of St.
Parish church. 1873 by Cory and Ferguson. Snecked sandstone with ashlar
dressings; purple slate roof. Projecting west bellcote with spirelet; aisleless
nave; chancel with south vestry. Early English style.
2 buttresses with offsets, on west end of nave, support corbelled-out bellcote
with trefoil-headed bell openings under pointed hoodmoulds. Small projecting
bay, between buttresses, with lancet and pent roof. Bellcote has steep pyramidal
spirelet with 2 rows of fish-scale tiles.
3-bay buttressed nave. South side: projecting porch bay at west has double-
chamfered pointed archway; 2 lancets and a pair of lancets to east. Similar
windows on north side.
Taller and narrower, buttressed 2-bay chancel: single lancets on north and
south; 3 stepped lancets on angle-buttressed east end. Steeply-pitched
continuous roof, over nave and chancel, has coped gables.
Gabled vestry: 2-light plate-tracery window on south; pointed doorway on west
return. Extruded bay on west of vestry, has pointed doorway and pent roof.
Plain, plastered interior. Iron altar rails with scrollwork and foliage.
Double-chamfered, pointed arch and shouldered doorway into vestry. Wagon roofs
in nave and chancel.
Listing NGR: NZ2103815758
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