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Church of St Aidan

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bavington, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.1049 / 55°6'17"N

Longitude: -2.0685 / 2°4'6"W

OS Eastings: 395725

OS Northings: 578946

OS Grid: NY957789

Mapcode National: GBR F9ZD.ZV

Mapcode Global: WHB1M.6Y7C

Entry Name: Church of St Aidan

Listing Date: 5 September 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1370466

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239546

Location: Bavington, Northumberland, NE48

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Bavington

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Thockrington St Aidan

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text


11/11 Church of St. Aidan


Parish church. C12. Bellcote probably C17. Nave partly rebuilt mid C19
at same time as south porch was added. Dressed stone. Porch ashlar. Welsh
slate roof. Stone slates on bellcote.

Nave, chancel, south porch, north vestry and west bellcote.

West end has massive offset buttress in centre of wall. Gabled double bellcote
above is slightly projecting and projects again below square-headed chamfered
bell openings.

3-bay nave with 2-light Victorian Perpendicular windows.

Chancel has blocked priest's door and one small C12 window north and one south.
East end has angle buttresses with offsets and one lancet window.

Interior: Unmoulded C12 chancel arch on simple chamfered imposts. Similar arch,
formerly apse arch, frames east end. Chancel is tunnel-vaulted with the deeply-
splayed C12 windows cut into the vault. Plain chamfered frieze, also C12, marks
base of vault. Shouldered rere arch to east lancet. Door to loft above chancel

C13 round bowl font on circular stem with C17 font cover. C14 stone effigy of
a lady and a medieval grave cover with foliated cross.

Listing NGR: NY9572578946

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