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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: 1370817



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


District: Northumberland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Bardon Mill

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 24-Nov-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 239258

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8/8 Church of St. Cuthbert 24.11.67


Parish church, late C15, extended C17, restored 1884. Squared stone and rubble, slate roof. Single cell, externally of 6 bays; western 3 bays thought to be C17 addition. 1884 north vestry on site of medieval sacristy or chapel. South wall has chamfered plinth, diagonal buttresses and thin stepped buttresses between bays, windows of 3 trefoil-headed lights under elliptical arches with hollow- chamfered hoodmoulds. Window sills set higher in 2nd and 5th bays with doorways beneath;western door has elliptical arch in square frame, largely C19; blocked eastern door, 4-centred head in square frame, head inscribed '16 91' 6(7?), spandrels inscribed 'W IA BAL'. West end rubble, similar 3-light window, squared stone corbelled-out bellcote with elliptical-arched openings. East end squared stone, diagonal buttresses, window of 5 cinquefoil-headed lights, with panel tracery over, under elliptical arch and hoodmould. Cl9 gable with cross finial. North wall rubble, 1 central stepped buttress with 3-light window to left. Vestry has possibly C16 window, re-set in east wall, with triangular head and raised ball in apex of chamfered surround, old iron bars and diamond glazing. Other openings Cl9.

Interior: large corbels flanking east window, left with sunk star ornament, right with chevron, may be either re-used C12 or later vernacular work. Relief carvings on inner splays of 3 eastern windows in south, of rabbit, flowers, fleur de lys, grotesque mask etc. On north of sanctuary old rectangular squint with iron bars. Font, simple circular basin and shaft, perhaps late medieval. C12 cross slab set in recess of blocked doorway on south. Roof timbers and furnishings all of 1884. East window glass by Kempe, 1891.

Listing NGR: NY7896563963

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National Grid Reference: NY 78964 63963


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