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Church of St Helen, Cornhill-on-Tweed

Description: Church of St Helen

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 238002

OS Grid Reference: NT8584339239
OS Grid Coordinates: 385843, 639239
Latitude/Longitude: 55.6465, -2.2265

Location: Main Street, Cornhill-on-Tweed, Northumberland TD12 4UE

Locality: Cornhill-on-Tweed
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: TD12 4UE

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Listing Text

NT 83 NE
9/35 Church of St. Helen

Parish church. 1840 by Ignatius Bonomi, incorporating masonry from church of
1751. Altered and chancel added 1866. Nave random rubble, chancel snecked
stone; Welsh slate roof.

Nave, chancel and north porch.

4-bay nave has paired lancets with trefoiled windows above. West bay has 2
tiers of paired cusped windows. West end has projection with offsets rising
to gabled bellcote. In the projection a window with shouldered lintel. Left
and right are groups of 3 lancets, the central lancet blank. One-bay chancel
has 3-light Geometric east window. Gabled porch on north side has door with
shouldered lintel.

Interior: West gallery of 1840 on 2 Tuscan columns; modillion cornice and
pulvinated frieze; the parapet bears a mid C18 carving of Collingwood arms
in a frame of open-work Rococo mantling;moulded and ramped top rail. 2 large
Collingwood hatchments of the early C19. Pulpit and reading desk, probably
of 1840, have arched panels, waterleaf columns at angles, and brass

Listing NGR: NT8584339239

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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