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Church of St Bartholomew

A Grade II Listed Building in Cresswell, Northumberland

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042146

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238152

Location: Cresswell, Northumberland, NE61

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Cresswell

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Cresswell and Lynemouth

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

CRESSWELL CRESSELL VILLAGE
NZ 29 SE
8/7 Church of St. Bartholomew
24.9.85
GV II

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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