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Church of St John

A Grade II Listed Building in Healey, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9201 / 54°55'12"N

Longitude: -1.9788 / 1°58'43"W

OS Eastings: 401456

OS Northings: 558375

OS Grid: NZ014583

Mapcode National: GBR GCMK.D2

Mapcode Global: WHB2M.KLXK

Entry Name: Church of St John

Listing Date: 15 April 1969

Last Amended: 18 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1303573

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240505

Location: Healey, Northumberland, NE44

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Healey

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Healey St John

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

HEALEY HEALEY VILLAGE
NZ 05 NW.
Church of St. John
10/135

15.4.69 II


Parish church, 1860 by Major C.E. Davis of Bath; west tower 1890 by
Montgomery and Carr. Rough-faced stone with ashlar dressings, rock-faced
margined quoins; stone slate roof. Nave with apsidal sanctuary, west tower
and south porch. Free Romanesque style. South elevation of nave: chamfered
plinth; projecting gabled porch with heavy clasping buttresses and arch with
chamfered inner order on free-standing shafts, outer order with huge indented
ornament. Single-light windows in porch returns, 3 similar in wall to east
and 5 in north wall; coped east gable with kneelers and finial cross. light
Sanctuary has single-light side windows and 3-light east window; central light
with indented arch, flanked by shafts with pillow capitals. 3-stage west
tower: west window re-set from 1860 west end, unconvential 3-light pattern
in circular surround; single-light windows to 2nd stage and 2-light openings
in belfry, above moulded string; moulded parapet on corbels.

Interior: plain round arch to sanctuary, double-chamfered tower arch. C20
wagon roof (architect's plan for stone vault abandoned after 2 collapses).
Simple C12-style font. Dickinson memorial window of 1893 with infant Samuel;
3 windows by L.C. Evetts with scenes from life of St. Cuthbert, 1955/60.


Listing NGR: NZ0145658375

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