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Church of St Andrew

A Grade II Listed Building in Lamesley, Gateshead

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Latitude: 54.9152 / 54°54'54"N

Longitude: -1.6071 / 1°36'25"W

OS Eastings: 425283

OS Northings: 557908

OS Grid: NZ252579

Mapcode National: GBR KC6L.VT

Mapcode Global: WHC3Y.8QY8

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 1 February 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1025154

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303837

Location: Lamesley, Gateshead, NE11

County: Gateshead

Civil Parish: Lamesley

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Lamesley

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 25 NE

Church of St. Andrew


Parish church. 1758 rebuilding on site of medieval church;
1821 addition of aisles and west tower. Coursed squared standstone with
ashlar dressings; galletting to chancel south wall. Welsh slate roof
with stone gable coping. West tower; nave; chancel with north porch and
vestry. Gothick style. Tower has north door; 3-light west window with
head-stopped drip mould under clock and 2 - light belfry openings.
Battlements to tower and to taller octagonal stair turret with slit windows.
Cyma-moulded high sloping plinth to aisles; cusped arches to window transoms;
gabled and diagonal buttresses define 4 bays with battlemented parpapets
Blind chancel has 4-light east window. Cross finials; weather vane. Interior:
high octagonal plinth to tall quatrefoil piers supporting narrow chamfered
arcades on inner shafts; Aisle galleries, easternmost bays removed.
1884 transfer of organ from tower to porch; chancel fittings 1893 by
W. S. Hicks; 1910 chancel screen and oak panelling. Monument in white
marble (Rachel weeping for her children) to Honourable Frances Jane Liddell,
died 1823. Clock commemorates third earl of Ravensworth, died 1904.

Historical note: Liddells acquired Ravensworth in 1607; 1642 Thomas Liddell created
baronet; 1821 baronetcy re-created.

Listing NGR: NZ2528357908

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