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Church of St Helen

A Grade II Listed Building in Cornhill-on-Tweed, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.6465 / 55°38'47"N

Longitude: -2.2265 / 2°13'35"W

OS Eastings: 385843

OS Northings: 639239

OS Grid: NT858392

Mapcode National: GBR D3W4.RQ

Mapcode Global: WH9Z0.RBYN

Entry Name: Church of St Helen

Listing Date: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042207

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238002

Location: Cornhill-on-Tweed, Northumberland, TD12

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Cornhill-on-Tweed

Built-Up Area: Cornhill on Tweed

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Cornhill St Helen

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

CORNHILL-ON-TWEED CORNHILL-ON-TWEED
NT 83 NE
9/35 Church of St. Helen
GV II

Parish church. 1840 by Ignatius Bonomi, incorporating masonry from church of
1751. Altered and chancel added 1866. Nave random rubble, chancel snecked
stone; Welsh slate roof.

Nave, chancel and north porch.

4-bay nave has paired lancets with trefoiled windows above. West bay has 2
tiers of paired cusped windows. West end has projection with offsets rising
to gabled bellcote. In the projection a window with shouldered lintel. Left
and right are groups of 3 lancets, the central lancet blank. One-bay chancel
has 3-light Geometric east window. Gabled porch on north side has door with
shouldered lintel.

Interior: West gallery of 1840 on 2 Tuscan columns; modillion cornice and
pulvinated frieze; the parapet bears a mid C18 carving of Collingwood arms
in a frame of open-work Rococo mantling;moulded and ramped top rail. 2 large
Collingwood hatchments of the early C19. Pulpit and reading desk, probably
of 1840, have arched panels, waterleaf columns at angles, and brass
candleholders.


Listing NGR: NT8584339239

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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