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Description: Church of St Mary
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 304357
OS Grid Reference: NZ1585666815
OS Grid Coordinates: 415856, 566815
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9957, -1.7537
NZ 16 NE NEWBURN NEWBURN ROAD (east side)
7/37 Church of St. Mary
Parish church, 1887. By W.E. Hicks. Partly paid for by John Spencer of Whorlton
Hall in memory of his wife, died 1882. Hammer-dressed snecked sandstone, with
ashlar plinth, quoins and dressings; roof of graduated stone slates. West baptistry;
nave; south vestry and north organ loft to chancel. Late C12 style. Chamfered
surround and moulded arch on impost bands to south baptistry door; 3 west lancets
in baptistry; 3-bay nave has lancets, paired in west front, above quarter-round
string. 3 stepped east lancets; triple chamfer to chancel plinth. Pent roofs to
aisle and vestry, hipped pent to baptistry; sanctus bellcote and cross finials.
Interior: plastered above boarded dado; narrow-boarded wood barrel-vaulted ceilings;
3 steps to chancel and 2 to sanctuary. Simply-curved ends to pews which originally
reached to chancel. Glass in east window in memory of Spencer; in baptistry
central window - Christ with children - in memory of Rev. S. Buckwall, vicar
1884-91; and in north lancet of baptistry very high quality Christ the Good Shepherd
with "Pray remember the school children who erected this window 1893".
Listing NGR: NZ1585666815
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Source: English Heritage
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