CHURCH OF ST JOHN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1303573
Date first listed:
15-Apr-1969
Date of most recent amendment:
18-Jun-1986
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Healey
National Grid Reference:
NZ 01456 58375

Details

HEALEY HEALEY VILLAGE NZ 05 NW. Church of St. John 10/135

15.4.69 II

Parish church, 1860 by Major C.E. Davis of Bath; west tower 1890 by Montgomery and Carr. Rough-faced stone with ashlar dressings, rock-faced margined quoins; stone slate roof. Nave with apsidal sanctuary, west tower and south porch. Free Romanesque style. South elevation of nave: chamfered plinth; projecting gabled porch with heavy clasping buttresses and arch with chamfered inner order on free-standing shafts, outer order with huge indented ornament. Single-light windows in porch returns, 3 similar in wall to east and 5 in north wall; coped east gable with kneelers and finial cross. light Sanctuary has single-light side windows and 3-light east window; central light with indented arch, flanked by shafts with pillow capitals. 3-stage west tower: west window re-set from 1860 west end, unconvential 3-light pattern in circular surround; single-light windows to 2nd stage and 2-light openings in belfry, above moulded string; moulded parapet on corbels.

Interior: plain round arch to sanctuary, double-chamfered tower arch. C20 wagon roof (architect's plan for stone vault abandoned after 2 collapses). Simple C12-style font. Dickinson memorial window of 1893 with infant Samuel; 3 windows by L.C. Evetts with scenes from life of St. Cuthbert, 1955/60.

Listing NGR: NZ0145658375

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
240505
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 05 Aug 2000
Reference: IOE01/01806/04
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