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Latitude: 55.2333 / 55°13'59"N
Longitude: -1.5445 / 1°32'40"W
OS Eastings: 429069
OS Northings: 593326
OS Grid: NZ290933
Mapcode National: GBR K7NX.FT
Mapcode Global: WHC2F.7QSG
Entry Name: Church of St Bartholomew
Listing Date: 24 September 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1042146
English Heritage Legacy ID: 238152
Location: Cresswell, Northumberland, NE61
Civil Parish: Cresswell
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Cresswell and Lynemouth
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
CRESSWELL CRESSELL VILLAGE
NZ 29 SE
8/7 Church of St. Bartholomew
Parish Church, 1836.
Stone with ashlar dressings, all tooled and margined; slate roof. Aisleless
nave with south-west porch and short chancel. Romanesque style. Roll-moulded
plinth. Round-arched, moulded doorway in porch has trefoiled niche, with Virgin
and Child, above; gable cross. Openings round-arched except for 3 trefoil-headed
windows in eastern nave bays and porch west wall. Short buttress between west end
windows and quatrefoil above. Double bellcote on gable end. chancel windows
roll-moulded, the east end pair under trefoiled roundel, both under hoodmoulds
with carved stops. Eaves corbel table, with grotesque masks in porch and chancel.
Interior: gallery stair, with stick balusters and vase newel, in west lobby.
Lobby doors and gallery front have linenfold panelling. Round chancel arch with
dogtooth on shafts with stiff-leaf capitals. Royal Arms of William IV above.
Braced king-and-queen-post roof. East window glass by Thomas Willement:
medallions "in the style of c,1200".
The church was built for the Baker-Cresswell family of Cresswell Hall, whose
family pew at first occupied most of the chancel.
Listing NGR: NZ2906993326
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