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Ruined Chapel on West Side of Church Hill, Alnmouth

Description: Ruined Chapel on West Side of Church Hill

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 236891

OS Grid Reference: NU2457709963
OS Grid Coordinates: 424577, 609963
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3830, -1.6136

Location: Alnmouth, Northumberland NE66 3QL

Locality: Alnmouth
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE66 3QL

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Listing Text

NU 20 NW NU 24580996 ALNMOUTH A 1068
(East side, off)

10/1 Ruined chapel on
west side of
Church Hill

Mortuary Chapel, 1870. Snecked rubble with roughly-tooled quoins and dressings,
except for ashlar south doorway. Roofless. Romanesque style. Small rectangular
building. South wall has doorway with chevron, pellets and zigzag ornaments;
upper parts of jamb shafts remain, with scalloped capitals. Round-arched
chamfered windows in south, west and north walls; similar paired lights in
east gable. Steeply-pitched gables with moulded kneelers and coping partly

Built 1869-70 at a cost of 177.6s.3d. raised by public subscription, as part
of a plan to re-open the cemetery on Church Hill (site of the ancient parish
church of St. Waleric, the remains of which were destroyed by the 1806 flood).
Included for historic interest.

Listing NGR: NU2457709963

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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