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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.


List entry Number: 1370442



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


District: Northumberland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Bellingham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 10-Nov-1951

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 239423

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21/42 Church of St. Cuthbert



Parish church. C13, extensively remodelled 1609. Restored and west bellcote added 1865. Random rubble. Stone slab roofs to nave and south chapel, Lakeland slate on chancel. Nave, chancel and south chapel. West end has C19 gabled bellcote and 2 massive C19 offset buttresses with C19 lancet between. 2 further C17 offset buttresses flank the west end. 6-bay nave with possibly C17 lancets between C17 buttresses. C17 north door with shallow pointed arch in 3rd bay. Similar blocked south door, also in 3rd bay, has square recess with projecting moulded frame above. Large south chapel has off-centre, 3-light C13 window with intersecting tracery, a single lancet on right return and a C17 square- headed window on left return. C13 chancel has one original one-light south window and east end with 3 lancets with monolithic heads. Remarkable roof has alternating strips of single and double thickness of stone slabs.

Interior has east and west responds of former C13 arcade in corners of nave and C13 double-chamfered chancel arch. C17 chamfered round rere-arches to nave lancets. Nave roof has stone barrel vault with 15 transverse broach-stopped chamfered ribs. Similar roof to south chapel which also has triple-shafted corbel respond of a C13 west arcade. Arch into chapel from nave is round, double- chamfered with broach stops of 1609. East lancets, have shouldered rere-arches. Monuments to Archibald Reed 1729 and TheresaandHarriet Charlton 1829 on chancel north wall inside. Attached to chancel south wall outside, monument to Charlton of Redesmouth, 1628, with large irregular lettering carved in relief. Late C19 Gothic copper lamp over north door.

Listing NGR: NY8376883254

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National Grid Reference: NY 83767 83252


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