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Church of St Thomas of Canterbury (Rc), Longhorsley

Description: Church of St Thomas of Canterbury (Rc)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 238318

OS Grid Reference: NZ1464094657
OS Grid Coordinates: 414640, 594657
Latitude/Longitude: 55.2459, -1.7713

Location: W Road, Longhorsley, Northumberland NE65 8UY

Locality: Longhorsley
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE65 8UY

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Listing Text

NZ 19 SW
5/84 Church of St.Thomas
of Canterbury (R.C.)
Roman Catholic Church, 1841. West end squared stone, remainder coursed rubble;
slate roof. Cruciform with lateral sacristies rather than transepts, south-
east porch. Lancet Gothic. West end has old door with raised design of
intersecting panels under pointed arch with hollow-chamfered hood. 3 stepped
lancets above with linked hoodmoulds; open-pedimented gable with finial cross.
Side walls with stepped buttresses and lancets; porch with 10-panel door under
pointed arch. Sacristies each have door with shouldered head, and paired lancets
to west. Triplet of lancets to east.

Listed partly for historical associations with Horsley Tower (q.v.).

Listing NGR: NZ1464094657

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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