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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.


List entry Number: 1025154



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


District: Gateshead

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Lamesley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 01-Feb-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 303837

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NZ 25 NE 12/71

LAMESLEY Church of St. Andrew


GV II Parish church. 1758 rebuilding on site of medieval church; 1821 addition of aisles and west tower. Coursed squared standstone with ashlar dressings; galletting to chancel south wall. Welsh slate roof with stone gable coping. West tower; nave; chancel with north porch and vestry. Gothick style. Tower has north door; 3-light west window with head-stopped drip mould under clock and 2 - light belfry openings. Battlements to tower and to taller octagonal stair turret with slit windows. Cyma-moulded high sloping plinth to aisles; cusped arches to window transoms; gabled and diagonal buttresses define 4 bays with battlemented parpapets Blind chancel has 4-light east window. Cross finials; weather vane. Interior: high octagonal plinth to tall quatrefoil piers supporting narrow chamfered arcades on inner shafts; Aisle galleries, easternmost bays removed. 1884 transfer of organ from tower to porch; chancel fittings 1893 by W. S. Hicks; 1910 chancel screen and oak panelling. Monument in white marble (Rachel weeping for her children) to Honourable Frances Jane Liddell, died 1823. Clock commemorates third earl of Ravensworth, died 1904.

Historical note: Liddells acquired Ravensworth in 1607; 1642 Thomas Liddell created baronet; 1821 baronetcy re-created.

Listing NGR: NZ2528357908

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National Grid Reference: NZ 25283 57908


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