CHURCH OF ST AIDAN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1370466
Date first listed:
05-Sep-1985
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST AIDAN

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST AIDAN

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Bavington
National Grid Reference:
NY 95725 78946

Details

NY 97 NE BAVINGTON THOCKRINGTON

11/11 Church of St. Aidan

GV II*

Parish church. C12. Bellcote probably C17. Nave partly rebuilt mid C19 at same time as south porch was added. Dressed stone. Porch ashlar. Welsh slate roof. Stone slates on bellcote.

Nave, chancel, south porch, north vestry and west bellcote.

West end has massive offset buttress in centre of wall. Gabled double bellcote above is slightly projecting and projects again below square-headed chamfered bell openings.

3-bay nave with 2-light Victorian Perpendicular windows.

Chancel has blocked priest's door and one small C12 window north and one south. East end has angle buttresses with offsets and one lancet window.

Interior: Unmoulded C12 chancel arch on simple chamfered imposts. Similar arch, formerly apse arch, frames east end. Chancel is tunnel-vaulted with the deeply- splayed C12 windows cut into the vault. Plain chamfered frieze, also C12, marks base of vault. Shouldered rere arch to east lancet. Door to loft above chancel arch.

C13 round bowl font on circular stem with C17 font cover. C14 stone effigy of a lady and a medieval grave cover with foliated cross.

Listing NGR: NY9572578946

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
239546
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.

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