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Church of St John the Evangelist, Otterburn

Description: Church of St John the Evangelist

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 November 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 239694

OS Grid Reference: NY8854393130
OS Grid Coordinates: 388543, 593130
Latitude/Longitude: 55.2322, -2.1817

Location: A696, Otterburn, Northumberland NE19 1NT

Locality: Otterburn
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE19 1NT

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Listing Text

NY 89 SE (North side)

25/34 Church of St. John
10.11.51 the Evangelist


Parish church. 1858 by John Dobson. Ashlar with Lakeland slate roof.
Decorated style. South-west tower with spire, nave, chancel and north vestry.

Tower: small and octagonal with gabled buttresses on alternate sides;
trefoiled bell openings set in blank trefoiled arches separated by columns
with shaft rings. Low octagonal spire.

Four-bay nave: gabled porch to left has multi-moulded, pointed-arched doorway.
Three one-light windows with cusping. Gabled buttresses with offsets between
each bay. West end has two 2-light windows with buttress between, and
traceried lunette above.

Two-bay chancel has 2-light windows. Five-light east window with Geometric

Steeply-pitched gabled roofs with overhanging coping and foliated cross

Interior: In the porch a cross head. Open timber roofs with scissor braces.
Rere arches of all openings have labels with head stops. Altar frontal is a
high-relief wood copy of 'The Last Supper' by Leonardo Da Vinci.

Listing NGR: NY8854393130

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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