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Church of Our Lady and St Cuthbert, Prudhoe

Description: Church of Our Lady and St Cuthbert

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 239489

OS Grid Reference: NZ0946562717
OS Grid Coordinates: 409465, 562717
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9590, -1.8537

Location: 5 St Cuthberts Close, Prudhoe, Northumberland NE42 6EY

Locality: Prudhoe
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE42 6EY

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Listing Text


18/134 Church of Our Lady and
St. Cuthbert


R.C. Church. 1891 by Dunn, Hanson and Dunn. Ashlar with Lakeland slate roof. Nave,
chancel, north transept, south vestries, south porch and south-west turret 5-bay nave
has 2-light windows with mixed Perpendicular and Flamboyant tracery. Similar tracery
to glazed sides of porch and to large 4-light nave east window. West end (ritual east)
is polygonal apse having shafted 2-light windows with Geometric tracery. Figures of
Christ and Virgin and Child in carved tabernacles beneath west window. Fine carving
also to capitals of window shafts and to 3 niches with shields and foliage in transept
west wall; and many ornamental gargoyles.

Gabled nave roof with steeply ridged coping, and ridge tiles in form of intersecting
round arches.

Octagonal bell turret with cusped openings, gargoyles and spirelet.

Interior has finely painted chancel roof.

The church was built at Prudhoe Hall but reconstucted at present site in 1904.

Listing NGR: NZ0946562717

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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