CHURCH OF ST MARY (ROMAN CATHOLIC)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1042558
Date first listed:
18-May-1976
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY (ROMAN CATHOLIC), BATTLEHILL
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY (ROMAN CATHOLIC), HENCOTES

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY (ROMAN CATHOLIC), BATTLEHILL
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY (ROMAN CATHOLIC), HENCOTES

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Hexham
National Grid Reference:
NY 93386 63862

Details

HENCOTES 1. (South Side) 5334 CHURCH OF ST MARY Roman Catholic Church NY 9363 2/260

II*

2. 1830. Gothick. Attributed, unconvincingly, to John Green. Set back from street. West gable end to road. Ashlar, 3 windows to west, separated by applied octagonal shafts. Shallow crenellated gable with Vatican arms at top. Decorated tracery windows. Lower projecting porch, also with crenellated gable, and with angle buttresses, central pointed doorway with crocketted ogee label. Blind merlons in main gable. 3 bay nave of rubble with dividing buttresses. East gable crenellated with 2 stage octagonal belfry above polygonal shallow chancel. High east window above vestries. Interior retains contemporary furnishings. Encrusted frieze with medallions containing Catholic symbols. Segmental wooden ceiling with ribs. Gallery at west end on 3 Tudor arches. East end has blind plaster tracery on walls with crocketted arches and pinnacles. Altar with 5 gables and icing sugar tracery.

Listing NGR: NY9338663862

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
239126
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: 02 Sep 2003
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