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CHURCH OF ST HELEN

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: CHURCH OF ST HELEN

List entry Number: 1042207

Location

CHURCH OF ST HELEN

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

County:

District: Northumberland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Cornhill-on-Tweed

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 10-Mar-1988

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 238002

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

CORNHILL-ON-TWEED CORNHILL-ON-TWEED NT 83 NE 9/35 Church of St. Helen GV II

Parish church. 1840 by Ignatius Bonomi, incorporating masonry from church of 1751. Altered and chancel added 1866. Nave random rubble, chancel snecked stone; Welsh slate roof.

Nave, chancel and north porch.

4-bay nave has paired lancets with trefoiled windows above. West bay has 2 tiers of paired cusped windows. West end has projection with offsets rising to gabled bellcote. In the projection a window with shouldered lintel. Left and right are groups of 3 lancets, the central lancet blank. One-bay chancel has 3-light Geometric east window. Gabled porch on north side has door with shouldered lintel.

Interior: West gallery of 1840 on 2 Tuscan columns; modillion cornice and pulvinated frieze; the parapet bears a mid C18 carving of Collingwood arms in a frame of open-work Rococo mantling;moulded and ramped top rail. 2 large Collingwood hatchments of the early C19. Pulpit and reading desk, probably of 1840, have arched panels, waterleaf columns at angles, and brass candleholders.

Listing NGR: NT8584339239

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National Grid Reference: NT 85843 39239

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