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Church of St Bartholomew

A Grade II Listed Building in Benton, North Tyneside

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Latitude: 55.016 / 55°0'57"N

Longitude: -1.5687 / 1°34'7"W

OS Eastings: 427679

OS Northings: 569131

OS Grid: NZ276691

Mapcode National: GBR KBHF.5Q

Mapcode Global: WHC3K.W660

Entry Name: Church of St Bartholomew

Listing Date: 27 February 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1025393

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303256

Location: North Tyneside, NE12

County: North Tyneside

Electoral Ward/Division: Benton

Built-Up Area: Longbenton

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Long Benton St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 26 NE
Church of St. Bartholomew
Parish church. 1790 rebuilding of medieval church; 1842 repairs; 1873-5 repairs
and additions. Sandstone ashlar with plinth; Welsh slate roof with stone gable
copings; stone spire. Perpendicular style. West tower; 4-bay nave, north porch,
south aisle and porch; 3-bay chancel with south aisles, north vestry. 2-stage
tower has 2-light west window under 2-centred-arched belfry opening; diagonal
buttresses; corner pinnacles to battlements; octagonal spire with weather-vane.
South porch has deeply-recessed 2-centred-arched door under ogee drip mould.
South aisle windows of 2 and 3 lights; parapets, the porch battlemented.
Chancel, south aisle in similar style with 2 lancets. East window of 3 stepped
lancets under head-stopped dripmould. 2-bay north vestry has elliptical-headed
door. Interior: plaster with ashlar dressings; corbelled elliptical-arched braces
to collar-beam roof trusses with upper king posts. 2 small cross-incised grave
slabs set above aumbry and piscina. Grave slabs attached to east nave wall
commemorate John Fenwick died 1581, John Killingworth and members of his family
died 1587-1720; and to tower wall Edward Hindmarsh died 1708, Ralph Anderson died
1687. 1857 stone font. First World War bronze memorial slab on stone mount on
west wall. Non-pictorial glass by L.C. Evetts; Cl9 glass from east window resited
in south organ chamber. Sources: (Besley) Desultory Notices of the Church and
Vicarage of Long Benton, Newcastle 1843; M. Hope Dodds Northumberland County
History vol. XIII 1930, pp 397-400.

Listing NGR: NZ2767969131

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