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Church of St Christopher

A Grade II Listed Building in Chollerton, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0691 / 55°4'8"N

Longitude: -2.1506 / 2°9'2"W

OS Eastings: 390479

OS Northings: 574967

OS Grid: NY904749

Mapcode National: GBR F9FT.6P

Mapcode Global: WHB1R.YV2B

Entry Name: Church of St Christopher

Listing Date: 5 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1155349

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239592

Location: Chollerton, Northumberland, NE48

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Chollerton

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Chollerton St Giles

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NY 97 SW CHOLLERTON GUNNERTON

14/57 Church of St.Christopher

II

Church. 1899. By Rev. Hawes. Rock-faced, snecked stone with Welsh slate roof.
Arts and Crafts style. Nave, chancel, south porch and north chapel.

West end has large round window with rock-faced surround.

4-bay nave has south porch with round-headed doorway under canted catslide roof.
The door has wood panels of leaf carving and text in lettering of the period.
Overhanging eaves with curved wood struts on stone corbels. Some medieval
fragments built into wall. Nave south wall has 3 wide short round-arched windows
with radiating glazing bars and rock-faced voussoirs. North wall blank.

Chancel has 4-light window in ashlar surround with segmental heads to lights.
Also an elliptical-arched priest's door.

East end blank except for 2 slit windows. Nave roof gabled. Higher chancel
roof is half-hipped at east end and gabled at west end which projects as a bell
turret on curved struts.

Interior has canted wood boarded ceilings. Stone pointed arch to north chapel;
also exposed stone jambs and rere arches of east end slit windows. Old octagonal
font on C20 base. Low west gallery has panels of naturalistic carving.

Hawes was curate of Gunnerton, later became Roman Catholic and emigrated to
Australia where he built several churches. He then became a hermit in the
Bahamas.
The Hermit of Cat Island by Anson.


Listing NGR: NY9047974967

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