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Church of St Mary, Seaton Valley

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 235969

OS Grid Reference: NZ3134374810
OS Grid Coordinates: 431343, 574810
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0668, -1.5107

Location: A192, Blyth, Northumberland NE25 0LL

Locality: Seaton Valley
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE25 0LL

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Listing Text

A 192
NZ 37 NW
(West side)
Holywell, Whitley Bay
8/5 Church of St. Mary
Chapel of Ease. 1885, by W.S. Hicks. Stone chamfered plinth and quoins to
rendered lower walls; timber-framed with rendered infill, above half-rail.
French clay tiled roof; lead dome to bellcote, brick ridge stack to vestry.
5-bay unaisled rectangle with south-east vestry. Side walls have vertical
studding; 2- and 3-light windows with elliptical heads to lights and leaded
glazing. West end has similar 2-light windows flanking boarded door in
segmental arch with carved spandrels; roof above hipped below gablet with
2-light window beneath cove carrying diagonally-set bellcote with slatted
openings under shouldered arches, and octagonal swept dome with wrought-iron
cross fleury. East end has square panelling and window of 5 trefoil-headed
lights under a segmental arch; large shaped brackets carrying moulded
bargeboards with pendant finial; cast-iron finial cross.

Interior: Brattished dado rail; similar rail with rosettes at sill level of
east window. Roof of arch-braced collar-beam trusses with strutted upper
king posts and carved bosses.

Listing NGR: NZ3134374810

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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