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Halton Church, Whittington

Description: Halton Church

Grade: I
Date Listed: 15 April 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 239655

OS Grid Reference: NY9976567829
OS Grid Coordinates: 399765, 567829
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0050, -2.0052

Location: Corbridge, Northumberland NE45 5PH

Locality: Whittington
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE45 5PH

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There is also a scheduled monument, Shrunken village at Halton, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

Listing Text


17/120 Halton Church

Church. C12 and C16. Random rubble with Welsh slate roof. Nave, chancel and
west vestry. Medieval masonry, but all external features C16. 3-bay nave has
south door with segmental-arched, roll-moulded surround. Right of this are
two 2-light windows with round heads to lights.

1-bay chancel with similar window and similar 5-light east window under hoodmould.

Embattled parapet. Gabled west bellcote with round-arched opening. Gabled roof.

Interior has unmoulded C12 chancel arch with plain chamfered imposts.

Rere-arch of east window carved with symbols, perhaps initials.

Shallow-pitched roof has massive old tie beams with very short king and queen
posts, probably circa 1400.

C18 altar rails. C17 stone altar with heavily-rusticated round arches. Nave dado
made of C18 panelling, probably re-used from box pews.

Listing NGR: NY9976567828

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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