CHURCH OF HOLY TRINITY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1042412
Date first listed:
21-Sep-1951
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF HOLY TRINITY

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF HOLY TRINITY

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Bewick
National Grid Reference:
NU 06800 22149

Details

NU 02 SE BEWICK OLD BEWICK

8/4 Church of Holy Trinity 21/9/51 I

Parish church. C12 with some C14 alterations. Restoration of 1866 when south porch, bellcote and vestry were added. Stone in vestry records repairs done in 1695. Roughly dressed coursed stone. Lakeland slate roof. Nave, chancel, south porch and north vestry. Nave has massive C12 masonry, the upper part of west wall rebuilt in C19 using old stone. 2 narrow round-headed windows and sexfoil rose window over are Victorian. South doorway in porch has one order of columns with block capitals, all much renewed. 2 C19 round-headed windows in nave south wall. North wall has one small C12 window. Similar, smaller window in chancel north wall. Larger round-headed window in south wall may be partly original (rere-arch) but enlarged later. Apsidal east end, roughly squared externally in C14 when 2-light window with cusped heads was inserted in south wall. 2 offset buttresses support apse. Upper courses of apse and north side rebuilt in C19. Narrow priest's door. Victorian Romanesque double bellcote over east gable of nave.

Interior: chancel arch has semi-circular responds with different capitals: north side has cable-moulded echinus, 2 beast heads and leaf fonts, South side is halfway between block and scalloped shape. Abaci on both sides have saltire crosses. Arch has roll mould, hollow chamfer and outer billet moulding. Apse arch has plain responds with saltire crosses an blocks and billet moulding. C14 sandstone effigy of lady in chancel. Several grave slabs built into south porch and one, with foliated cross, in nave.

Listing NGR: NU0679022152

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
237472
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: 24 Mar 2004
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