Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1276105

Date first listed: 22-Dec-1969

Statutory Address: CHAPEL OF ST CUTHBERT


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Statutory Address: CHAPEL OF ST CUTHBERT

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

District: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)

Parish: North Sunderland

National Grid Reference: NU 21808 35990


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NORTH SUNDERLAND INNER FARNE NU 23 NW Farne Islands 5/172 Chapel of St. Cuthbert 22.12.69 GV II* Chapel. C12 or C13 masonry-in lower part of north wall. Rebuilt C14, extensively restored 1840-50. Older masonry squared stone; elsewhere random whinstone rubble with sandstone dressings. Single-cell building of 4 bays. Renewed ogee doorway in left bay and two C19 Decorated windows in centre bays. Left bay has blocked original 2-light Decorated window. 3-light C19 east window. North wall blank. Gabled roof with small west bellcote. Interior: Richly decorated with C17 woodwork made for Bishop Cosin at Durham Cathedral and brought here by Archdeacon Thorp in the 1840's. Includes: tabernacled stalls with combined Gothic tracery and renaissance heads, festoons etc; pews with similarly-carved back panels and bench ends; screen with C17- style balusters, Gothic tracery and cresting of repeated mitres. 2 older chairs with misericords,one a green man, the other a cherub. Monument to Grace Darling, erected by Archdeacon Thorp, with commemorative verse by Wordsworth.

Listing NGR: NU2180835990


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Legacy System number: 410369

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