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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHRIST CHURCH

List entry Number: 1250112

Location

CHRIST CHURCH, CHURCH SQUARE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
HartlepoolUnitary Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 10-Nov-1982

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 432343

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History

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Details

HARTLEPOOL CHURCH SQUARE NZ 5132 (in middle of road) 11/48 Christ Church 10.11.82

G.V. II*

Church, now redundant, 1850-54 by E.B. Lamb (London). Rockfaced, snecked limestone; plain clay tile roofs. Quasi Early English style. Aisled nave, transepts, aisled and ½-octagonal apsed chancel; vestries in angles of nave and transepts; and west tower. 4-stage tower, 2nd and 3rd stages being deeply set back behind broad chamfered string courses; high battered parapet on corbel table, has pierced balustrade. Vice at south-east angle rises above tower as turret having splay-footed spirelet. Clock mechanism by W. Potts (Leeds) 1911, with faces applied to belfry openings on north, east and west faces. Porch to west side of tower. Early English style to windows and other details generally. Rose windows to transept gables. Tripartite east window. Crossing lit by octagonal timber lantern with tiled, sprocketed, low-pitched fleche. Good stained glass in chancel and transept windows. Most internal fittings removed, except for west gallery of wood, and octagonal oak pulpit on carved stone pedestal. Disused at time of survey.

Listing NGR: NZ5106932586

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National Grid Reference: NZ 51062 32586

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