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Church of St Cuthbert

A Grade II Listed Building in Amble By the Sea, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.3334 / 55°20'0"N

Longitude: -1.5837 / 1°35'1"W

OS Eastings: 426506

OS Northings: 604454

OS Grid: NU265044

Mapcode National: GBR K6CR.XX

Mapcode Global: WHC20.N61N

Entry Name: Church of St Cuthbert

Listing Date: 1 June 1949

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371135

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236715

Location: Amble By the Sea, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Amble by the Sea

Built-Up Area: Amble

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Amble

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

AMBLE CHURCH STREET
NU 2604
(North side)
13/45 Church of
St. Cuthbert
1.6.49
GV II

Parish church, 1870, by Messrs. Austin and Johnson of Newcastle; south vestry
1929. Roughly-tooled snecked stone with tooled ashlar dressings; roof of
small red clay tiles. 4-bay aisleless nave and 2-bay chancel with vestries
on north and south. Mid-C14 style.

Chamfered plinth; moulded sill strings and linking hoodmoulds. Stepped
buttresses between bays, flanking west end and as angle buttresses at east
end. South wall of nave shows boarded double doors in west bay, in double-
chamfered arch with ogee hood carried up to a finial between 2 quatrefoil
panels, in a broad flat-topped projection. Both sides of nave show 2-light
windows with varying tracery; a pair of similar but taller windows set high
in west end. On east end a stepped gabled bellcote pierced by two large
trefoil-headed arches with a smaller above and between. Slightly-taller
chancel has 3- and 2-light south windows, the former above a flat-roofed
vestry with 2- and 3-light mullioned windows, and a 3-light east window.
Pent-roofed north vestry with small lancets. All gables have moulded coping
and finial crosses.

Interior: all walls tooled-squared stone. Double-chamfered chancel arch
and similar but smaller arch to organ. Trefoiled piscina and segmental-pointed
sedile in chancel. Minton tiles in sanctuary. Carved openwork chancel
screen. Moulded font on quatrefoil shaft. Nave roof has collar-beam trusses
with upper king-posts and struts; long arch braces, in alternate trusses, on
moulded stone corbels; ashlar pieces at eaves.


Listing NGR: NU2650604454

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