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Church of St Cuthbert, Greenhead

Description: Church of St Cuthbert

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 November 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 240730

OS Grid Reference: NY6601065345
OS Grid Coordinates: 366010, 565345
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9815, -2.5326

Location: Glenwhelt Bank, Greenhead, Northumberland CA8 7HD

Locality: Greenhead
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: CA8 7HD

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Listing Text

NY 66 NE
(South side, off)
Greenhead Village
11/82 Church of
24/11/67 St. Cuthbert

Parish church. 1826-8 by John Dobson; 1900 chancel and organ chamber by Hicks
and Charlewood; early C20 vestry. Squared stone with dressings; purple slate
roofs; shingles on spire. Aisleless nave; west tower with vestry on north;
chancel with organ chamber on north. Early-English style nave; chancel has
Geometrical tracery windows. Angle-buttressed 3-stage tower with pointed
openings including doorway on south and inserted 2-light Geometrical tracery
window on west; embattled parapet with corner pinnacles and narrow octagonal-
plan spire. 4-bay nave with buttressed bay divisions, lancets and steep roof
with coped gable parapets. 3-bay chancel with buttressed bay divisions, sill
string and 2-light windows under hoodmoulds; steep roof with coped east gable
parapet. East end has angle-buttresses with gablets and a pointed 5-light
window under hoodmould. Vestry above basement boiler house: 3-light mullioned
window on west and steep roof hipped over north return. Organ chamber:
buttressed north gable end, shouldered east doorway; steep roof.

Interior: Tall narrow pointed tower arch. Nave: late C19 wood pulpit with
blind Geometrical tracery; late C19 octagonal marble font; tripartite World War
I memorial on south wall; 1982 memorial window to John Edward Joicey by L.C.
Evetts; roof has 5 arch-braced trusses. Chancel: pointed double-chamfered
chancel arch; organ chamber behind similar arch; panelled sanctuary with blind
tracery and cresting; carved reredos with 4 Evangelists in crocketed niches;
compartmented barrel roof with foliage bosses.

Listing NGR: NY6601065345

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Source: English Heritage

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