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Roman Catholic Church of St Robert

A Grade II Listed Building in Morpeth, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.1683 / 55°10'5"N

Longitude: -1.6924 / 1°41'32"W

OS Eastings: 419691

OS Northings: 586041

OS Grid: NZ196860

Mapcode National: GBR J8MP.D3

Mapcode Global: WHC2Q.ZC88

Entry Name: Roman Catholic Church of St Robert

Listing Date: 22 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1156182

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238762

Location: Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Morpeth

Built-Up Area: Morpeth

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Morpeth

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

MORPETH OLDGATE (off)
NZ 1986 (North side )

Roman Catholic Church
22/356 of St Robert

GV II


Roman Catholic Church. 1850. Rock-faced stone with Lakeland slate roof.
Early English style. Porch-tower with spire, nave, chancel and vestry.

Porch-tower: 2-storey square lower stage with multi-moulded, pointed-arched
doorway, angle buttresses with niches containing saints, and lancets on 1st
floor. Broached corners lead to high bell stage with a tall lancet on each
side and triple-shafted columns at the angles; gablet above each side. Tall
octagonal needle spire.

6-bay nave has lancets under labels with head stops. Buttresses between each
bay. West end has arched door; above 7-light stepped lancets, alternately
open and blank, with shafts and shaft rings.

2-bay chancel with 3-light Decorated east window.

Single-storey vestry attached to chancel by short linking passage. Decorated
3-light window flanked by 2 saints and niches.

Interior has open timber roof with king posts and arched braces.


Listing NGR: NZ1969186041

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