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Description: Church of St Cuthbert
Date Listed: 28 April 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 110663
OS Grid Reference: NZ2910614442
OS Grid Coordinates: 429106, 514442
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5244, -1.5518
907/10/111 MARKET PLACE
28-APR-52 (East side)
CHURCH OF ST CUTHBERT
Revision Number: 2
Church of St Cuthbert
NZ 2914 10/111 28.4.52.
Tall cruciform church, mostly of early C13. Nave is aisled, transepts and chancel aisleless, of 3 external stages. Chancel rebuilt in 1864-5 in original style.
Crossing tower with stone spire rebuilt 1752. Ashlar with some restoration. Plain, rather wide lancet windows either in stepped groups or alternating with blanks.
Round window in head of South transept; some C1k windows in aisles. Niche above
west door holds replica of figure of Saint; the worn original rests in north transept.
Simple nave arcading with alternating round compound and octagonal piers. More
mouldings at east end where shafts have stiff-leaf capitals and arches have nutmeg and other enrichment. Inserted low crossing arch has organ over, Early C14 piscina, C15 Easter sepulchre, Frosterley marble font with cover of C17 Bishop-Cosin-type wood carving. Poppy-head C16 choir stalls with carved misericords. Late C13 tomb figure attached to south wall.
Listing NGR: NZ2910614441
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Source: English Heritage
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