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St Paul's Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Uplands, Swansea

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6157 / 51°36'56"N

Longitude: -3.9575 / 3°57'27"W

OS Eastings: 264564

OS Northings: 192580

OS Grid: SS645925

Mapcode National: GBR WPS.WX

Mapcode Global: VH4K9.CN58

Entry Name: St Paul's Church

Listing Date: 30 May 1975

Last Amended: 25 July 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14600

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: On corner with St Helen’s Avenue.

County: Swansea

Community: Uplands

Community: Uplands

Built-Up Area: Swansea

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

1889.

Exterior

Brown stone with paler freestone bands and dressings, slate roof. Spirelet on ridge towards E. Main entrance to N through porch with twin doors at top of curving flights of stone steps. Return elevation to St Helens Road has gable end with large 7 light window in perpendicular style flanked to each side by canopied niche, small pointed window above in gable apex; at ground level wide segmental headed window of 4 lights in centre flanked to each side by deep segmental headed window of 2 lights, intermediate buttresses.

S elevation of 5 bays; from E (right), first 3 bays each with tall Perpendicular style window of 2 lights. Fourth bay comprises gable end wall of short transept at W end of main body of church, Perpendicular style window of 4 lights, small pointed head light above and deep segmental headed window of 2 lights on ground floor, diagonal buttresses. Fifth bay comprises southern elevations of lower wing containing main body of church.; this has 2-light window with head at eaves level; below, flight of stone steps with stone balustrade leads up to lean-to porch wing with 2-light flat-headed window to L in S wall and gabled porch to R. North elevation of church similar to S elevation but without porch at E end.

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