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Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Wallington Demesne
National Grid Reference:
NZ 02666 85749


WALLINGTON DEMESNE CAMBO NZ 0285 18/165 Holy Trinity Church 20.10.69 GV II Parish Church, 1842 by J.&.B. Green, near site of medieval chapel, tower and vestry 1884. Squared tooled-and-margined stone with dressings, slate roof. Broad nave, small polygonal sanctuary, west tower with vestry on north. Simple Gothick style, the tower more elaborate free Gothic. Tower of 3 tall stages with stepped angle buttresses; double doors on south have decorative ironwork and moulded arch with elaborate foliage stops to hoodmould, under string with inscription 'To the glory of God for the benefit of His People A.D. mdccclxxxiv'. 2nd stage has pointed window with hoodmould; belfry openings with Y tracery under string forming hoodmould. Round-arched corbel table carrying stepped moulded parapet with Trevelyan arms on left. West wall of tower has tall lancet to lower stage and clock face above. 4-bay nave; both north and south walls have plinth, sill string and continuous hoodmould over pointed windows. Corbel table carries a projecting eaves course. Stepped buttresses set back at angles and between bays. Coped gables with kneelers, bracelet finial cross on east gable. Similar detail to sanctuary except for blind windows in side walls. Vestry has 2-light mullioned window on north.

Interior: moulded arch to sanctuary and tall triple-chamfered arch to tower; early C19 font. Elaborate barrel roof with embattled wall-plate, enriched purlins, braces springing from heraldic corbels, and carved bosses. 8 C13 sepulchral slabs set into internal walls of tower (6) vestry (2) including unusual incised effigy, partly re-cut in C19; these were found in 1795 when the footings of the old chapel were dug up for building stone.(Hodgson, History of Northumberland, Part II Vol.i, 1828, 282-3).

Listing NGR: NZ0266685749


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Hodgson, J, 'A History of Northumberland' in A History of Northumberland Part 2, (1828), 282-3


This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 23 Feb 2003
Reference: IOE01/09472/06
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