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Statutory Address:

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

Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NY 91998 71378


HUMSHAUGH HUMSHAUGH VILLAGE NY 9171 and NY 9271 (South side)

12/253 and 13/253 Church of St. Peter 15.4.69 GV II

Parish Church, 1818 by H.H. Seward. Tooled ashlar; Lakeland slate roof. Broad 3-bay nave with west porch, north organ chamber and small sanctuary; Greek Revival proportions with minimal Gothic detail. Chamfered plinth, buttresses (set back at nave corners, and between bays on south) with moulded tops; moulded eaves cornice. West end shows 3 steps up to porch with panelled double doors in pointed arch; hollow-chamfered gable coping above; pointed lights in returns. Flanking pointed-arched windows. Circular window above. Bellcote, with tall pointed opening on gable; hollow-chamfered coping to gable and bellcote. South wall of nave has three 2-light windows with Y tracery; 2 similar windows on north and in projecting central organ chamber. East gable has cornice and cross- gabled turret with blind lancet.

Lower sanctuary has 3-light east window with intersecting tracery; and circular opening beneath gable with hollow-chamfered coping.

All windows in double-chamfered surrounds with hollow-chamfered hoodmoulds.

Interior: 4-centred chamfered sanctuary arch. Box pews at front and in side aisles. Some marble memorial tablets. Creed and pater boards. 2 hatchments (George III and Greenwich Hospital) over west door.

Listing NGR: NY9199871378


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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: 12 Sep 2006
Reference: IOE01/16042/02
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Keith Ascough. Source Historic England Archive
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