Church Of St James

Date:
11 Aug 2000
Location:
Church Of St James, Eglingham, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 2NB
Reference:
IOE01/00062/11
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

EGLINGHAM SOUTH CHARLTON NU 12 SE 3/181 Church of St. James GV II

Parish church, 1862 by James Deason of London for 4th Duke of Northumberland.

Snecked stone with tooled ashlar dressings; grey Lakeland slate roof. 4-bay unaisled nave with south porch, 2-bay chancel with north vestry. Early English style. Chamfered plinth. Nave has lancets in side walls, large stepped buttress at south-east corner, 2 taller lancets with hoodmoulds in west end, and stepped western bellcote with pointed arch and moulded finial. Gabled porch has double-chamfered arch with hoodmould on shafted jambs, and a square- headed loop in each return; collared rafter roof with ashlar pieces. South doorway has studded double doors with foliate hinges in similar arch. Chancel has studded priest's door on south with foliate hinges, under moulded arch on shafted jambs; window of 2 trefoil-headed lights to right. Stepped triplet of lancets with hoodmoulds in east end. Pent vestry has twin lancets to east and stepped stack with round shaft on chancel wall.

Interior: Plastered. Tall double-chamfered chancel arch on shafted responds has hoodmould with foliage boss stops. Integral stone pulpit with quatrefoil frieze and foliate corbel bookrest. Collar-beam nave roof with arch braces rising from moulded stone brackets; collared rafters and ashlar pieces.

Collared common-rafter chancel roof with ashlar pieces. Panelled sanctuary and reredos dated 1885; moulded altar rail on wrought-iron standards. Simple choir stalls and bench pews in nave. Octagonal font with dogtooth ornament, and cover with ornamental ironwork.

Information re architect from Dr. Shrimpton, Estate Archivist.

Listing NGR: NU1648520242

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Clarke_Peter Oakley IOE Records for Clarke, Peter Oakley; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr Peter Oakley Clarke. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Clarke, Peter Oakley

Rights Holder: Clarke, Peter Oakley

Keywords

Ashlar, Lake District Slate, Rubble, Stone, Victorian Parish Church, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Church, Place Of Worship