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Church of St Paul

A Grade II Listed Building in Derby, City of Derby

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Latitude: 52.93 / 52°55'47"N

Longitude: -1.473 / 1°28'22"W

OS Eastings: 435521

OS Northings: 337082

OS Grid: SK355370

Mapcode National: GBR PLC.61

Mapcode Global: WHDGT.BMT5

Plus Code: 9C4WWGHG+XQ

Entry Name: Church of St Paul

Listing Date: 28 September 2005

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1392461

English Heritage Legacy ID: 501500

ID on this website: 101392461

Location: Little Chester, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1

County: City of Derby

Electoral Ward/Division: Darley

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Derby

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Chester Green St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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893/0/10120 MANSFIELD ROAD
28-SEP-05 St Paul's Church

Church. 1848-9 by T D Barry and W Raffles Brown, of Liverpool; extended with new south aisle by P H Currey of Derby in 1897 to commemorate the 60th year of the reign of Queen Victoria.
Little Eaton coursed rubble stone with Duffield stone dressings; Welsh slate (Bangor Duchesses) roofs.
Cruciform plan with nave, chancel, transepts and aisles. Tower in re-entrant angle between chancel and north transept. Decorated style.
SOUTH AISLE: 4 bays with one single-light window and two 2-lights with cinquefoil heads under four-centred arches; projecting porch under steep roof, pointed archway of two orders.
EAST END, NORTH AND SOUTH TRANSEPTS: 3-light window with ogee heads and foiled circular tracery above, all under pointed arches. Hood mould and label stops to east window; label stops to north window.
TOWER: 3 stages with setback buttresses; plain parapet with crocketed pinnacles on corbel course; projecting north porch with pointed arch doorway an inner order with leaf capital to column; single-light window to second stage and two-light window with reticulated tracery to bell stage; stair turret terminating in finial spire on south east corner.
SOUTH AISLE: 4 bays; one 3-light and three 4-light ogee windows under square heads.
INTERIOR: 4-bay nave roof with scissor braces and struts; arcades on alternating round and octagonal columns with moulded capitals; pointed chancel arch; chancel roof of two bays with scissor braces.
East window, 1853 by J J Simpson, flanked by Commandment panels. Stained pine pews with trefoil headed panels; octagonal pulpit with tracery panels; octagonal stone font.
This is a good and intact example of an early Victorian church in an ecclesiologically correct style. .

Reasons for Listing

This church is of 1848-9 and by T D Barry and W Raffles Brown, of Liverpool. It was extended with a new south aisle by P H Currey of Derby in 1897. It is a good, intact and relatively early local example of an ecclesiologically correct Gothic design and is an important feature in the Chester Green area of Derby.

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