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Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
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NU 22984 29280


BEADNELL BEADNELL VILLAGE NU 22 NW 12/71 Church of St. Ebba 22.12.69 GV II Parish church. c.1740, enlarged 1797. Partly Gothicized c.1860, possibly by F.R. Wilson of Alnwick, and again, largely internally, in 1889. Ashlar with Lakeland slate roof. West porch-tower, nave, chancel and vestries. C18 west tower has C19 doorway with multi-moulded surround. Band above. 2-light bell openings with Y-tracery, clock above. Concave cornice with large angle gargoyles. Short ashlar spire with octagonal pierced screen, the base which is said to be of 1860 but is probably C18 Gothick; it has a pair of lancets on each side with quatrefoil above each; buttresses between each lancet have grotesque heads at mid-point and short crocketed finials. Flanking the tower are lean-to vestries of C18 masonry with plinths and bands, and 2-light windows of 1889. 4-bay nave with plinth and sill band. On south side three C18 windows with Y-tracery, and one Geometric window of 1860. North side has windows of 1860; outer bays have small lancets; centre bays have odd Geometric tracery under gables with cross finials; between centre bays abuttress capped by gabled tabernacle with 4 colonettes. Chancel has lean-to later C19 vestry on south side. 3-light Decorated east window and 2-light Geometric north window. Interior: Arts-and-Crafts screen in C15 style. Stained glass of 1854 in chancel, and 1851 on south side of nave, one window signed by William Wailes, others possibly by him also; one signed Baguley, Newcastle. 1939-45 war memorial window by H.E. Nuttgens of High Wycombe Panelled barrel-vaulted ceiling.

Listing NGR: NU2298429280


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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: 22 Sep 2002
Reference: IOE01/08821/03
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ronald Burton. Source Historic England Archive
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