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Description: Church of St Cuthbert
Date Listed: 30 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 238299
OS Grid Reference: NZ1942789831
OS Grid Coordinates: 419427, 589831
Latitude/Longitude: 55.2024, -1.6963
NZ 18 NE
11/66 Church of St. Cuthbert
Parish church, medieval (chancel walls possibly C12, nave later), remodelled
1793; organ chamber and vestry late C19. Squared stone, horizontally tooled
in C18 parts; C20 tile roof. Nave and chancel with north organ chamber and
vestry. Gothick style. West end of nave has central projection containing
pointed window with C20 latticed glazing, and sunk quatrefoil over, and
carrying square bellcote; pointed openings, blind to north and south, impost
band, cornice and truncated octagonal fleche. South wall of nave has renewed
door at west end under pointed arch, and 2 pointed windows with C20 latticed
glazing. 2 similar windows on north, where medieval masonry is visible in
lower part of wall. Medieval masonry also visible in south and west walls of
chancel; late C19 5-light east window in C15 style. Coped gables with kneelers.
Interior: late C14 or C15 pointed chancel arch of 2 chamfered orders on
semi-octagonal responds with moulded capitals. Tall half-domed recess at west
end. Late C19 flat-pointed Tudor arches to vestry and organ chamber. Font
has moulded urn-like bowl on fluted shaft, set on square moulded plinth. 3
old hatchments on south wall of chancel. The chancel walls are markedly
thicker than those of the nave, suggesting a possible earlier date.
Listing NGR: NZ1942789831
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Source: English Heritage
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