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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: 1042941



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


District: Northumberland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Allendale

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-Apr-1969

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 240198

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NY 8355 ALLENDALE MARKET PLACE(North side) Allendale Town 24/78 Church of St. Cuthbert 15.4.69 GV II

Parish church on medieval site. 1874 by Austin & Johnson, except for lower part of tower which survives from the church of 1807. Squared stone with ashlar dressings, slate roofs. Aisled nave and chancel, west tower. Free C14 style. West tower has 4 stepped stages; pointed south doorway with hoodmould and stone above giving dates of rebuilding and restoration; paired pointed openings to belfry, embattled parapet with pinnacles, pyramid roof with vane. Aisle walls with windows,mostly of 2 lights,and stepped buttresses; sundial at west end of south wall inscribed HORA FUGIT 1842 LAT 54 50 (the latitude is cited as a reference to Allendale Town being geographically the centre of Britain). Similar fenestration in chancel, 3-light east window and C20 roof lights.

Interior: 4-bay nave arcades, chancel arch and 2-bay chancel arcades all in C14 style with hollow-chamfered arches and moulded capitals. Simple pointed tower arch of 1807. Fittings mostly later Cl9; elaborate reredos of yellow Italian marble and mosaic work dated 1887. Glass in north aisle by Atkinson brothers of Newcastle, 1906.

Listing NGR: NY8378955957

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National Grid Reference: NY 83789 55957


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