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Church of St Aidan, Tarset

Description: Church of St Aidan

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 239754

OS Grid Reference: NY7862087688
OS Grid Coordinates: 378620, 587688
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1830, -2.3373

Location: Tarset, Northumberland NE48 1NA

Locality: Tarset
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE48 1NA

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Listing Text

NY 78 NE
31/93 Church of St. Aidan


Parish church. 1818 by H.H. Seward for Commissioners of Greenwich Hospital.
Ashlar with chamfered plinth, graduated Lakeland slate roof. West tower/
porch, continuous nave and chancel, and north vestry.

Castellated west tower with angle buttresses. Four steps up to round-headed
doorway on south side. Small round-headed window above and large round-
headed bell opening with Y-tracery. All openings have broad chamfered surrounds.

Three-bay church with round-arched, Y-tracery windows. Concave cornice.
Three-light east window with intersecting glazing bars. Round window in the
gable. Gabled roof with blocking course over gables. Apex of east gable
has large square block with round-headed niche.

A simple interior but of pleasing proportions. Panelled dado, flat ceiling.

Listing NGR: NY7862087688

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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