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Ruined Chapel on West Side of Church Hill

A Grade II Listed Building in Alnmouth, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.383 / 55°22'58"N

Longitude: -1.6136 / 1°36'49"W

OS Eastings: 424577

OS Northings: 609963

OS Grid: NU245099

Mapcode National: GBR K656.G4

Mapcode Global: WHC1M.5YVP

Entry Name: Ruined Chapel on West Side of Church Hill

Listing Date: 1 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371145

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236891

Location: Alnmouth, Northumberland, NE66

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Alnmouth

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Lesbury St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NU 20 NW NU 24580996 ALNMOUTH A 1068
(East side, off)

10/1 Ruined chapel on
west side of
Church Hill
II

Mortuary Chapel, 1870. Snecked rubble with roughly-tooled quoins and dressings,
except for ashlar south doorway. Roofless. Romanesque style. Small rectangular
building. South wall has doorway with chevron, pellets and zigzag ornaments;
upper parts of jamb shafts remain, with scalloped capitals. Round-arched
chamfered windows in south, west and north walls; similar paired lights in
east gable. Steeply-pitched gables with moulded kneelers and coping partly
fallen.

Built 1869-70 at a cost of 177.6s.3d. raised by public subscription, as part
of a plan to re-open the cemetery on Church Hill (site of the ancient parish
church of St. Waleric, the remains of which were destroyed by the 1806 flood).
Included for historic interest.

Listing NGR: NU2457709963

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