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Roman Catholic Church of St Mary and Attached Presbytery, Whittingham

Description: Roman Catholic Church of St Mary and Attached Presbytery

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 September 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 236232

OS Grid Reference: NU0696013355
OS Grid Coordinates: 406960, 613355
Latitude/Longitude: 55.4141, -1.8916

Location: Whittingham, Northumberland NE66 4UN

Locality: Whittingham
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE66 4UN

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Listing Text

NU 01 SE
10/147 R.C. Church of St.
Mary and attached


Roman Catholic Church and presbytery. 1877-81 by Dunn and Hanson. Snecked stone
with Welsh slate roof. Church in Romanesque style, house in Tudor style.

Church 5 bays with round-headed doorway on right, in portal with stone pent roof;
arch with 2 chamfers and a roll mould, and moulded drip stone.

To left round-headed windows with dripstones. Moulded sill string. Rounded
stone brackets support guttering. East end has 3 round-headed windows and rose
window of 3 circles above. Gabled roof with kneelers, overlapping coping and
foliated cross finial.

Attached on left 2-storey, 3-bay, L-plan presbytery has door and narrow window
in extruded stone porch between projecting right bay and rear wing. 2- and
3-light windows with shouldered lintels. Steeply-pitched gabled roof with
overlapping coping and corniced ridge stacks.

Whittingham Vale: David Dippie Dixon: Frank Graham, Newcastle 1974.

Listing NGR: NU0696013355

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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