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Church of St Michael, Wark

Description: Church of St Michael

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 239497

OS Grid Reference: NY8580977538
OS Grid Coordinates: 385809, 577538
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0921, -2.2239

Location: Church Lane, Wark, Northumberland NE48 3BF

Locality: Wark
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE48 3BF

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Listing Text

NY 87 NE WARK B6320 (West side)

11/77 Church of St. Michael


Parish church. 1814-18 by H.H. Seward for the Church Commissioners. Ashlar
with Lakeland slate roof. West tower, nave, short chancel and north vestry.
Battlemented west tower acts as porch and has pointed-arched doorway with
chamfered surround. Similar chamfers to all openings. Small lancet above
door and above that tall arched louvred bell opening with Y-tracery. Similar
tracery to 3-bay nave. Short chancel has 3-light east window with intersecting
tracery. Nave and chancel gables have blind parapets with ridged coping. Nave
east gable capped by tall gabled chimney. Similar chimney to vestry.

Interior has wide aisleless nave. Flat ceiling with coved edges, divided into
panels by moulded beams with square bosses at intersections. Chancel arch
has one very broad chamfer. Panelled dado. 2 painted coats of arms of George
III and the Greenwich Commissioners; also framed commandments and creed.

Listing NGR: NY8580977538

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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