Church Of St Mary

Date:
15 Aug 1999
Location:
Church Of St Mary, Church Chare, Whickham, Gateshead, Tyne And Wear, NE16 4SH
Reference:
IOE01/00224/05
Type:
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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.

NZ 2061 SE WHICKHAM CHURCH CHARE (east end) Whickham.

16/117 1.2.50 Church of St. Mary

G.V. II Parish church. C12 nave,C13 aisles, C14 porch and tower; porch sundial dated 1651; 1819 restoration by Dobson; 1860-62 restoration, and addition of second north aisle, vestry and organ chamber and new roof, by Salvin.

Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings and plinth; roof of graduated Lakeland slate with stone gable copings; stone slate roof to porch.

West tower with north stair turret; aisled nave with south porch and second north aisle; 2 north aisles to chancel. Low diagonal and south buttresses to tower with plate-traceried 3-light west window; upper stages have lancet windows beneath paired shouldered bell openings and battlemented parapet; clock dial on south. Plate tracery also to west windows of aisles and to 2-light pointed windows of first and third bays of south aisle; bar tracery to 4-light window in fourth bay and 3-light in east end of aisle with buttress between 3rd and 4th bays and diagonal buttresses. 2nd north aisle has plate tracery to 2-light pointed windows under 4 gables separated by large gargoyles. 4-bay chancel has priets' door under round drip-mould in third bay; round-headed windows under corbel table in first, second and fourth, and 3-light arcaded east window, with clasping buttresses and one low east buttress. Interior: slight chamfers to round-arched 4-bay nave arcades with simple leaf capitals; original south arcade has guttae to capitals. Slight chamfer also to rebuilt round chancel arch on scalloped-capitalled half columns.

Listing NGR: NZ2097261359

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Martin_Edmund IOE Records for Martin, Edmund; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr Edmund Martin. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Martin, Edmund

Rights Holder: Martin, Edmund

Keywords

Ashlar, Lake District Slate, Sandstone, Stone, Medieval Parish Church, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Church, Place Of Worship, Sundial, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Garden Ornament