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Church of St Mary and St Patrick, Coanwood

Description: Church of St Mary and St Patrick

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 240240

OS Grid Reference: NY6725858606
OS Grid Coordinates: 367258, 558606
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9211, -2.5123

Location: Coanwood, Northumberland CA8 7LQ

Locality: Coanwood
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: CA8 7LQ

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Listing Text


6/121 Church of St. Mary and
St. Patrick


Parish church, 1885 by William Searle Hicks. Squared stone with dressings,
roof of Hardrow tiles. Nave, chancel, south porch and organ chamber. Free C13
style. Plinth, string course at sill level. Nave of 3 bays, with single and
paired lancets; large stepped buttress in centre of west end carries octagonal
belfy with shouldered-arched openings set diagonally and short stone spire.
Simpler bell-cote on east gable of nave carrying an old bell reputed to come
from Lambley Priory. Gabled south porch has chamfered pointed arch beneath
panel with relief fleur-de-lys. 2-bay chancel has 2-light window, small priest's
door and 3-light window on the south and a triplet of lancets in the east end,
with 2 fleur-de-lys panels and a quatrefoil window over. Organ chamber on the
north has 2-light mullioned windows. Interior; triple-chamfered chancel arch
with dogtooth and nailhead ornament, chamfered arch on corbels to organ chamber.
Chancel with quadripartite rib vault, nave with quite elaborate roof structure
combining principal-rafter trusses with trussed rafter forms. Various contemporary

Listing NGR: NY6725858606

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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