CHURCH OF ST WILFRED

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1370499
Date first listed:
10-Nov-1951
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST WILFRED

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST WILFRED

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Kirkwhelpington
National Grid Reference:
NZ 01167 82640

Details

NZ 08 SW KIRKWHELPINGTON KIRKHARLE

8/76 Church of St. Wilfred 10.11.51

GV I

Church. C14, C18, restored 1884. Dressed stone; west porch and vestry ashlar. Welsh slate roof. Nave, chancel, west porch and vestry.

C18 west porch has battened door and round-headed west window. Lean-to vestry on north side has 12-pane sash window.

2-bay nave has 2- and 3-light windows with Victorian Decorated tracery in C14 arched openings with original labels.

2-bay chancel has priest's door with 2 continuous hollow chamfers. Small 'low side' window to left with cusped ogee head. Similar window on north wall. Other windows on south side are 3-light with Victorian reticulated tracery in original openings. Chancel north windows have genuine C14 reticulation.

East end rebuilt with large 5-light reticulated window.

Top 2 courses of wall added C19. Gabled roof with kneelers and flat coping. Early C18 west bellcote with pilasters and heavily-moulded round-arched cornice. Porch and vestry have open-pedimented gable and square stone chimney.

Interior has chancel arch of 2 continuous chamfers. 2 trefoiled piscinas in nave. Chancel has C14 sedilia with trefoiled heads and similar piscina with petalled drain on fluted stem.

Victorian hammer-beam roofs. Victorian chancel screen, pulpit and altar rails with Decorated tracery. Elegant Victorian bench ends with carved panels and leaf forms.

Perpendicular font from old Church of All Saints, Newcastle: octagonal with shields.

Listing NGR: NZ0116582639

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
239611
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: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/06131/12
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