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Church of St Aidan, Bavington

Description: Church of St Aidan

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 5 September 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 239546

OS Grid Reference: NY9572578946
OS Grid Coordinates: 395725, 578946
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1049, -2.0685

Location: Bavington, Northumberland NE48 4DH

Locality: Bavington
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE48 4DH

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Listing Text


11/11 Church of St. Aidan


Parish church. C12. Bellcote probably C17. Nave partly rebuilt mid C19
at same time as south porch was added. Dressed stone. Porch ashlar. Welsh
slate roof. Stone slates on bellcote.

Nave, chancel, south porch, north vestry and west bellcote.

West end has massive offset buttress in centre of wall. Gabled double bellcote
above is slightly projecting and projects again below square-headed chamfered
bell openings.

3-bay nave with 2-light Victorian Perpendicular windows.

Chancel has blocked priest's door and one small C12 window north and one south.
East end has angle buttresses with offsets and one lancet window.

Interior: Unmoulded C12 chancel arch on simple chamfered imposts. Similar arch,
formerly apse arch, frames east end. Chancel is tunnel-vaulted with the deeply-
splayed C12 windows cut into the vault. Plain chamfered frieze, also C12, marks
base of vault. Shouldered rere arch to east lancet. Door to loft above chancel

C13 round bowl font on circular stem with C17 font cover. C14 stone effigy of
a lady and a medieval grave cover with foliated cross.

Listing NGR: NY9572578946

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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