CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1042332
Date first listed:
21-Sep-1951
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHURCH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHURCH STREET

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Wooler
National Grid Reference:
NT 99243 28020

Details

NT 9928 WOOLER CHURCH STREET (East side)

17/111 Church of St. Mary 21/9/51

GV II

Parish church. 1765. Enlarged 1835, gothicized 1873 by F.R. Wilson. Chancel and east vestries added 1912-13. Ashlar with Welsh and Lakeland slate roofs.

West tower with attached vestry; nave, chancel and vestries.

Tower 4 storeys, the top 2 storeys added 1835. Original doorway with pointed arch on south side, round window above. 3-light Decorated west window. Clock and 2-light Tudor-style bell openings added 1835. Parapet with Tudor-arched balustrade and small corner turrets. Small spire. Turrets and spire have weather vanes. Attached vestry has inscription of 1835 over 2-light window.

CA 3-bay nave has sundial inscribed V 1765, on south-west corner. Chamfered plinth, 2-light Geometric windows. Decorative lead glazing patterns. Moulded cornice.

2- bay chancel with attached vestries in Perpendicular style. Large 5-light east window.

In terior: tower staircase has stick balusters, turned newe l and ramped handrail. Inscription in tower hall recording erection of clock 1836 for £189.11.10. "We take no note of time but from its loss. To give it then a tongue is wise in man."

Wide aiseless nave with flat ceiling. Chancel arch of 1912.

Wall monuments in nave: Francis Haigh,1824 by Jobling of Gateshead, Rev. William Haigh, 1836 and daughter Frances, 1837, whose "zeal in the religious instruction and useful employment of the Female youth in this parish ably seconded the efforts of her father." By Davies of Newcastle.

Listing NGR: NT9924328020

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
237686
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 30 Jun 2001
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