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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: 1042759



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


District: Northumberland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Morpeth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 11-Aug-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 22-Aug-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 238707

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25/222 The Chantry (formerly listed as 11.8.50 Chantry Wells) )


Former chantry chapel of All Saints, later a grammar school and various other uses. Now used as tourist information centre. c.1300 and 1738. Random rubble to older parts. Later parts ashlar. Welsh slate roofs. Double-span roof.

North side has largely medieval masonry wth irregular openings. Blocked double- chamfered C13 transept arch; also a blocked pointed-arched doorway and a blocked lancet. To right a C20 shop front. Right return, i.e. west end of former church, has pointed-arched portal in multi-moulded surround. 2 double-chamfered pointed-arched windows above with C19 wood tracery. Bellcote over. Left return is of 1738 with 2 round-headed windows with intersecting glazing bars in raised surrounds with impost blocks; oval oeil de boeuf window over, all set in earlier pointed arch.

South side is of 1738. Rusticated quoins. 5 bays.

Tall round-headed windows with intersecting glazing bars; impost blocks linked by string; moulded arches.

Gabled roofs with flat coping and urn finials.

Interior: 3-bay C18 arcade with round piers and arches with architraves. 2 blocked pointed-arched doorways. Medieval roof timbers in older part.

Listing NGR: NZ2004285889

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National Grid Reference: NZ 20043 85885


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