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Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Broomhaugh and Riding
National Grid Reference:
NZ 01848 61315


BROOMHAUGH AND RIDING CHURCH LANE (Broomhaugh) NZ 0161 (North side) 22/70 Church of St. James


Parish church, 1858 by Matthew Thompson; eastern parts 1879 (except for north vestries of 1962). Snecked stone, eastern parts tooled squared stone; ashlar dressings; slate roofs. Aisleless 4-bay nave, with narrower west tower with porch to south. Taller crossing and south transept with porch on east; polygonal sanctuary with small flanking chambers. Free C13 style, more enriched in later parts. Nave with stepped buttress bay divisions and trefoiled lancets. Tower becoming octagonal above low angle buttresses; west window and belfry openings, the latter under steep gablets, are trefoiled lancets with cusped spheric triangles in heads; octagonal stone spire. Gabled porch with diagonal buttresses; boarded doors with ornamental ironwork under double-chamfered arch with head stops to hoodmould, 2 spheric triangle lights in west wall. Eastern parts have stepped buttresses and trefoiled lancets, taller in transept. Foliate hood stops and transept gable cross. Sanctuary has ridge of pierced cinquefoils and wrought-iron finial cross; south-east porch has similar doors to main porch, under trefoiled arch, and 2-light C14 style window on east. Interior. Plain chamfered tower arch, tall hollow-chamfered arch to crossing. Moulded sanctuary arch with foliate caps and head stops, flanked by smaller segmental-pointed arches to side chambers. Sanctuary has segmental-pointed arches to side chambers and trefoil-headed niches further east. Crossing/ transept has lofty roof with arch-braced trusses carried on moulded wall shafts. Ornate stone and marble pulpit. Early C20 glass (Northumbrian saints) in nave windows.

Listing NGR: NZ0184861315


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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: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/03671/22
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