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Church of St Helen

A Grade II Listed Building in Hexhamshire, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9142 / 54°54'51"N

Longitude: -2.1138 / 2°6'49"W

OS Eastings: 392803

OS Northings: 557727

OS Grid: NY928577

Mapcode National: GBR FCPM.56

Mapcode Global: WHB2K.HRN2

Entry Name: Church of St Helen

Listing Date: 18 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1045326

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240572

Location: Hexhamshire, Northumberland, NE47

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Hexhamshire

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Whitley St Helen

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

HEX-HIRE WHITLEY CHAPEL
NY 95 NW

8/202 Church of St. Helen

II


Parish church on medieval site, 1742 with some C19 alterations. Rubble with
tooled dressings; slate roof. Simple rectagular plan with C19 vestry built
onto west end. South wall 5 bays; flush-panelled door with plain fanlight,
in chamfered round-headed arch with moulded impost and raised keystone in bay
2; windows of 2 lights with basket-arched heads. Coped gables with moulded
kneelers. To left, lower vestry with boarded door, in possibly re-set block
surround, and coped gable with corniced end stack. West end has 2 single-
light windows with basket arches, that to right re-set in projecting vestry.
Bellcote with cornice carried up over round-arched opening; North wall has
3 C19 windows each of 2 cinquefoil-headed lights. East end has re-set
medieval window of 3 stepped lancets under chamfered pointed arch, and C19
foliate gable cross.

Interior. C18 font with moulded circular bowl and shaft. Pater board with
pointed head, dated 1858; similar but undated creed and commandments boards.


Listing NGR: NY9280357727

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