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Roman Catholic Church of All Saints, Thropton

Description: Roman Catholic Church of All Saints

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 21 October 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 236659

OS Grid Reference: NU0294202203
OS Grid Coordinates: 402942, 602203
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3139, -1.9552

Location: B6341, Morpeth NE65 7NA

Locality: Thropton
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE65 7NA

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Listing Text

NU 00 SW
(South side)
16/313 Roman Catholic
Church of All Saints
21.10.53 (formerly listed as
All Saints RC Church)

Roman Catholic Church; late C18 or early C19, altered 1842. Horizontally-
tooled stone except for west end, tooled-and-margined stone with ashlar
dressings; Welsh slate roof. Aisleless rectangular plan, with presbytery
(q.v.) adjoining east end. 1842 west end has boarded double doors in large
moulded arch beneath 2 carved niches with corbelled sills holding figures of
saints. Expanded-arm cross in gable and gabled bellcote with twin pointed
arches and Greek cross finial. Stepped diagonal buttresses carrying small
pinnacles. Built into wall on right of door is copy of C18 inscribed stone,
the original being set in the adjacent graveyard wall (q.v.). South wall 5
bays; sill band, 2-light Y-tracery windows with hoodmoulds. 2 similar windows
on north, the eastern blocked.

Interior: Plastered. Internal 3-sided apse beyond pendant screen of 3 pointed
arches with crocketed pinnacle in spandrels: panelled rear wall with similar
arches on paired rounded pilasters. Moulded stone font.

The Church originated as a chapel attached to Thropton Old Hall.

Listing NGR: NU0294202203

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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