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Church of St Mary the Virgin

A Grade II Listed Building in Ford, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.6481 / 55°38'53"N

Longitude: -2.115 / 2°6'53"W

OS Eastings: 392862

OS Northings: 639399

OS Grid: NT928393

Mapcode National: GBR F3N4.X4

Mapcode Global: WH9Z2.H93G

Entry Name: Church of St Mary the Virgin

Listing Date: 21 September 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042179

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238043

Location: Ford, Northumberland, TD12

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Ford

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Ford And Etal

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

FORD ETAL
NT 9239
16/76 Church of St. Mary
the Virgin
21.9.51
GV II

Church. 1858 by William Butterfield for Lady Fitz Clarence. Pink
sandstone ashlar with dressings and bands of beige sandstone. Graduated
Lakeland slate roofs with cresting of tiles. Decorated style. Nave, chancel,
north porch, south chapel and vestry.

Three-bay nave has porch to right with pointed-arched doorways, semicircular
responds with moulded capitals and very steeply-pitched roof with foliated-
cross finial. One-light cusped windows. Gabled buttress marks junction of
nave and chancel. Against chancel a lean-to vestry, with trefoil-headed
doorway on right return. Three-light west and east windows. Extremely high
and steeply-pitched roof. Steeply-gabled bellcote between nave and chancel
has a pair of cusped ogee bell openings and above an oval opening with two
mouchettes and a quatrefoil. South chapel under separate and similar roof;
rose window in east end; west end has 2-light window and, beneath, a doorway
with shouldered lintel.

Interior: broad chancel arch with semicircular responds. Low wrought-iron
screen and chancel gates. Two 3-light Decorated openings into south chapel.
Piscina with Decorated open-work tracery. Wrought-iron altar rails. Nave has
king-post roof. Chancel is half a scissor-brace roof and half boarded, the
beams painted with stars and rosettes.


Listing NGR: NT9286239399

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