Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1154703

Date first listed: 07-Mar-1985

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL, B6320


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Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL, B6320

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

District: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Wark

National Grid Reference: NY 85809 77538


NY 87 NE WARK B6320 (West side)

11/77 Church of St. Michael


Parish church. 1814-18 by H.H. Seward for the Church Commissioners. Ashlar with Lakeland slate roof. West tower, nave, short chancel and north vestry. Battlemented west tower acts as porch and has pointed-arched doorway with chamfered surround. Similar chamfers to all openings. Small lancet above door and above that tall arched louvred bell opening with Y-tracery. Similar tracery to 3-bay nave. Short chancel has 3-light east window with intersecting tracery. Nave and chancel gables have blind parapets with ridged coping. Nave east gable capped by tall gabled chimney. Similar chimney to vestry.

Interior has wide aisleless nave. Flat ceiling with coved edges, divided into panels by moulded beams with square bosses at intersections. Chancel arch has one very broad chamfer. Panelled dado. 2 painted coats of arms of George III and the Greenwich Commissioners; also framed commandments and creed.

Listing NGR: NY8580977538


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

Legacy System number: 239497

Legacy System: LBS

End of official listing