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Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Wooler, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.5459 / 55°32'45"N

Longitude: -2.0135 / 2°0'48"W

OS Eastings: 399243

OS Northings: 628020

OS Grid: NT992280

Mapcode National: GBR G4C9.WS

Mapcode Global: WH9ZJ.1VGT

Plus Code: 9C7VGXWP+9H

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 21 September 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042332

English Heritage Legacy ID: 237686

Location: Wooler, Northumberland, NE71

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Wooler

Built-Up Area: Wooler

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Wooler St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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(East side)

17/111 Church of St. Mary


Parish church. 1765. Enlarged 1835, gothicized 1873 by F.R. Wilson.
Chancel and east vestries added 1912-13. Ashlar with Welsh and Lakeland slate

West tower with attached vestry; nave, chancel and vestries.

Tower 4 storeys, the top 2 storeys added 1835. Original doorway with pointed
arch on south side, round window above. 3-light Decorated west window. Clock
and 2-light Tudor-style bell openings added 1835. Parapet with Tudor-arched
balustrade and small corner turrets. Small spire. Turrets and spire have
weather vanes. Attached vestry has inscription of 1835 over 2-light window.

3-bay nave has sundial inscribed V 1765, on south-west corner. Chamfered plinth, 2-light Geometric windows. Decorative lead glazing patterns. Moulded

2- bay chancel with attached vestries in Perpendicular style. Large 5-light
east window.

In terior: tower staircase has stick balusters, turned newe l and ramped handrail.
Inscription in tower hall recording erection of clock 1836 for £189.11.10.
"We take no note of time but from its loss. To give it then a tongue is wise
in man."

Wide aiseless nave with flat ceiling. Chancel arch of 1912.

Wall monuments in nave: Francis Haigh,1824 by Jobling of Gateshead, Rev.
William Haigh, 1836 and daughter Frances, 1837, whose "zeal in the religious
instruction and useful employment of the Female youth in this parish ably
seconded the efforts of her father." By Davies of Newcastle.

Listing NGR: NT9924328020

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