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Description: Church of Holy Trinity
Date Listed: 21 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 237472
OS Grid Reference: NU0680022149
OS Grid Coordinates: 406800, 622149
Latitude/Longitude: 55.4931, -1.8939
NU 02 SE BEWICK OLD BEWICK
8/4 Church of Holy Trinity
Parish church. C12 with some C14 alterations. Restoration of 1866 when south
porch, bellcote and vestry were added. Stone in vestry records repairs done in
1695. Roughly dressed coursed stone. Lakeland slate roof. Nave, chancel, south
porch and north vestry. Nave has massive C12 masonry, the upper part of west
wall rebuilt in C19 using old stone. 2 narrow round-headed windows and sexfoil
rose window over are Victorian. South doorway in porch has one order of columns
with block capitals, all much renewed. 2 C19 round-headed windows in nave south
wall. North wall has one small C12 window. Similar, smaller window in chancel
north wall. Larger round-headed window in south wall may be partly original
(rere-arch) but enlarged later. Apsidal east end, roughly squared externally in
C14 when 2-light window with cusped heads was inserted in south wall. 2 offset
buttresses support apse. Upper courses of apse and north side rebuilt in C19.
Narrow priest's door. Victorian Romanesque double bellcote over east gable of
Interior: chancel arch has semi-circular responds with different capitals: north
side has cable-moulded echinus, 2 beast heads and leaf fonts, South side is
halfway between block and scalloped shape. Abaci on both sides have saltire
crosses. Arch has roll mould, hollow chamfer and outer billet moulding. Apse
arch has plain responds with saltire crosses an blocks and billet moulding. C14
sandstone effigy of lady in chancel. Several grave slabs built into south porch
and one, with foliated cross, in nave.
Listing NGR: NU0679022152
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Source: English Heritage
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