Church Of St Cuthbert

3 May 2007
Church Of St Cuthbert, B 6318, Greenhead, Tynedale, Northumberland
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

GREENHEAD B 6318 NY 66 NE (South side, off) Greenhead Village 11/82 Church of 24/11/67 St. Cuthbert II

Parish church. 1826-8 by John Dobson; 1900 chancel and organ chamber by Hicks and Charlewood; early C20 vestry. Squared stone with dressings; purple slate roofs; shingles on spire. Aisleless nave; west tower with vestry on north; chancel with organ chamber on north. Early-English style nave; chancel has Geometrical tracery windows. Angle-buttressed 3-stage tower with pointed openings including doorway on south and inserted 2-light Geometrical tracery window on west; embattled parapet with corner pinnacles and narrow octagonal- plan spire. 4-bay nave with buttressed bay divisions, lancets and steep roof with coped gable parapets. 3-bay chancel with buttressed bay divisions, sill string and 2-light windows under hoodmoulds; steep roof with coped east gable parapet. East end has angle-buttresses with gablets and a pointed 5-light window under hoodmould. Vestry above basement boiler house: 3-light mullioned window on west and steep roof hipped over north return. Organ chamber: buttressed north gable end, shouldered east doorway; steep roof.

Interior: Tall narrow pointed tower arch. Nave: late C19 wood pulpit with blind Geometrical tracery; late C19 octagonal marble font; tripartite World War I memorial on south wall; 1982 memorial window to John Edward Joicey by L.C.

Evetts; roof has 5 arch-braced trusses. Chancel: pointed double-chamfered chancel arch; organ chamber behind similar arch; panelled sanctuary with blind tracery and cresting; carved reredos with 4 Evangelists in crocketed niches; compartmented barrel roof with foliage bosses.

Listing NGR: NY6601065345


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1923 IOE Records taken by John Spence; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr John Spence. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Spence, John

Rights Holder: Spence, John


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