British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Haydon Old Church, Haydon

Description: Haydon Old Church

Grade: I
Date Listed: 15 April 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 239314

OS Grid Reference: NY8422965294
OS Grid Coordinates: 384229, 565294
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9820, -2.2479

Location: Bardon Mill, Northumberland NE47 6NB

Locality: Haydon
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE47 6NB

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Listing Text


5/64 Haydon Old Church
(Previously listed as Old
15.4.69 Church)

Former Parish Church. Chancel C12, south chapel C14. West end, 1882 by C.C. Hodges.
Squared stone including re-used Roman material, stone slate roof. Chancel with 2-
bay south chapel. South wall of chapel has round-headed chamfered doorway. 3-light
square-headed window with hollow-chamfered jambs and mullions and altered C12
single-light window. East wall of chapel has C14 window of 2 cinquefoil headed
lights with flowing tracery over. South wall of chancel has C12 single-light
window, round-headed and rebated externally. Three similar windows in the east
wall, the head of the central pointed. North wall of chancel has blocked narrow
square-headed door. West end of Cl9 with two lancets, stepped buttress, 2-light
window in C14 style and large buttress incorporating remains of former east window
of nave south aisle.

Interior: C19 2-bay arcade to chapel has circular column and pointed arches. East
end has projecting roll-moulded string forming sill to east windows and carrying
bases of circular shafts between the windows. Shafts probably renewed in Cl9 but
old capitals with volutes remain, no longer carrying arches. Plain aumbry at east
end of north wall. Good C19 roof with heavy king-post trusses. Various C17 and C18
floor slabs and wall monuments. Inscribed C14 cross slab on south side of chancel
floor, another cross slab re-used as internal lintel to south door and fragments
of others set in recess of blocked north chancel door. Internal sills of south
windows of south chapel formed by pieces of C18 monuments with high-relief carving.
Font a re-cut Roman altar.

C.C. Hodges, Proc. Soc. Ant. Newcastle I (New Series) 1882-4, 27-32

Listing NGR: NY8423165297

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.