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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: 1042512



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


District: Northumberland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Haydon

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 15-Apr-1969

Date of most recent amendment: 12-Feb-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 239314

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5/64 Haydon Old Church (Previously listed as Old 15.4.69 Church) I

Former Parish Church. Chancel C12, south chapel C14. West end, 1882 by C.C. Hodges. Squared stone including re-used Roman material, stone slate roof. Chancel with 2- bay south chapel. South wall of chapel has round-headed chamfered doorway. 3-light square-headed window with hollow-chamfered jambs and mullions and altered C12 single-light window. East wall of chapel has C14 window of 2 cinquefoil headed lights with flowing tracery over. South wall of chancel has C12 single-light window, round-headed and rebated externally. Three similar windows in the east wall, the head of the central pointed. North wall of chancel has blocked narrow square-headed door. West end of Cl9 with two lancets, stepped buttress, 2-light window in C14 style and large buttress incorporating remains of former east window of nave south aisle.

Interior: C19 2-bay arcade to chapel has circular column and pointed arches. East end has projecting roll-moulded string forming sill to east windows and carrying bases of circular shafts between the windows. Shafts probably renewed in Cl9 but old capitals with volutes remain, no longer carrying arches. Plain aumbry at east end of north wall. Good C19 roof with heavy king-post trusses. Various C17 and C18 floor slabs and wall monuments. Inscribed C14 cross slab on south side of chancel floor, another cross slab re-used as internal lintel to south door and fragments of others set in recess of blocked north chancel door. Internal sills of south windows of south chapel formed by pieces of C18 monuments with high-relief carving. Font a re-cut Roman altar.

C.C. Hodges, Proc. Soc. Ant. Newcastle I (New Series) 1882-4, 27-32

Listing NGR: NY8423165297

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries' in Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries, (1884), 27-32

National Grid Reference: NY 84229 65294


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