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CHURCH OF ST JOHN

List Entry Summary

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

Name: CHURCH OF ST JOHN

List entry Number: 1303009

Location

CHURCH OF ST JOHN, A 691

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

County:

District: Northumberland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Shotley Low Quarter

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Jun-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 240611

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SHOTLEY LOW QUARTER A691 (North Side) NZ 05 SE (Snods Edge)

17/240 Church of St. John.

II

Parish Church, 1836 on new site, replacing St. Andrews, Greymare Hill (q.v.); organ chamber mid-C19, chancel 1903. Squared stone with cut dressings; graduated Lakeland slate roof. Nave with south porch and north-east organ chamber, chancel with 5-sided apse. Early C19 parts in C13 style, chancel Free C13/C14 style. Chamfered plinth. Porch has studded door in double-chamfered pointed arch with chamfered hood; blind lancet over in steeply-pitched coped gable with moulded kneelers. East of porch 3 lancets; 3 similar windows on north of nave and 2 in west end. Coped gable with moulded kneelers. West bellcote on moulded corbels: twin pointed openings under coped gablet. Organ chamber half-hipped to north with lancet window and corbelled hip. Chancel has 2 early C19 lancets re-set on south, cinquefoil- headed lights to apse and stepped sill string. Beneath central light, panel with ornate canopied niches, to Walton-Wilson family. Wrought-iron ridge ornament and finial cross.

Interior: Plain chamfered arch to south door. Double-chamfered 4-centred arch to organ chamber; richly-moulded chancel arch in C13 style. Pilasters and string course to chancel; credence table and piscina with shelf. Minton tiles, good early C20 glass in apse. Nave roof has collar- beam trusses on moulded corbels. Early C19 creed and commandments boards.

Listing NGR: NZ0636052542

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National Grid Reference: NZ 06360 52542

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