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Church of St Mary (Roman Catholic)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hexham, Northumberland

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Latitude: 54.9693 / 54°58'9"N

Longitude: -2.1048 / 2°6'17"W

OS Eastings: 393386

OS Northings: 563862

OS Grid: NY933638

Mapcode National: GBR FBRZ.3F

Mapcode Global: WHB2C.MCX8

Plus Code: 9C6VXV9W+P3

Entry Name: Church of St Mary (Roman Catholic)

Listing Date: 18 May 1976

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042558

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239126

ID on this website: 101042558

Location: St Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Hexham, Northumberland, NE46

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Hexham

Built-Up Area: Hexham

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Hexham

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Roman Catholic Church
NY 9363 2/260


1830. Gothick. Attributed, unconvincingly, to John Green. Set back from
street. West gable end to road. Ashlar, 3 windows to west, separated by applied
octagonal shafts. Shallow crenellated gable with Vatican arms at top. Decorated
tracery windows. Lower projecting porch, also with crenellated gable, and with
angle buttresses, central pointed doorway with crocketted ogee label. Blind
merlons in main gable.
3 bay nave of rubble with dividing buttresses. East gable crenellated with
2 stage octagonal belfry above polygonal shallow chancel. High east window
above vestries.
Interior retains contemporary furnishings. Encrusted frieze with medallions
containing Catholic symbols. Segmental wooden ceiling with ribs. Gallery
at west end on 3 Tudor arches. East end has blind plaster tracery on walls
with crocketted arches and pinnacles. Altar with 5 gables and icing sugar tracery.

Listing NGR: NY9338663862

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