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Latitude: 55.0901 / 55°5'24"N
Longitude: -1.9742 / 1°58'26"W
OS Eastings: 401746
OS Northings: 577294
OS Grid: NZ017772
Mapcode National: GBR G9NL.D4
Mapcode Global: WHB1V.NB46
Plus Code: 9C7W32RG+28
Entry Name: Church of St Bartholomew
Listing Date: 22 August 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1042796
English Heritage Legacy ID: 238594
Location: Capheaton, Northumberland, NE19
Civil Parish: Capheaton
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Kirkwhelpington with Kirkharle and Kirkheaton
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
Tagged with: Church building
NZ 07 NW
9/109 Church of St.
C. of E. Church. Rebuilt 1755, possibly re-using older masonry in nave north
wall, by Mrs H.D. Windsor. Gothicized 1865-7 by Rev. T. Harris. Ashlar with
Welsh slate roof. Nave with south porch, and chancel with vestry.
3-bay nave with C18 south porch; round-headed doorway with impost blocks and
raised alternating voussoirs; above this a cartouche inscribed
BUILDING & ENDOWING
Two-light Decorated windows. 2-bay chancel has priest's door with double hollow-
chamfered surround, and Decorated windows. 3-light east window.
Gabled roof. Nave has kneelers carved with grotesque heads, possibly re-used
C17 work. Fantastic west bellcote: the base has at each corner an obelisk
capped by volutes; the tall bell stage has trefoiled heads to lights, obelisk
finials at each corner, and central pyramid with ball finial. Interior of 1857.
Attached to south wall of nave a gravestone to Anne Hermitage 1811, with shaped
top,well carved with angel and scrolls. Inscribed:
Time was with me, 'Tis now with thee:-
The world with me is o'er
So it will be ere long with thee:-
When time shall be no more.
Then while 'tis day O watch and pray
Thy precious soul to save.
Be timely wife:- There's no device
Nor working in the grave.
Interior: plastered walls, rafter roof in nave, tie-beam trusses in chancel.
Simple Gothic furnishings.
Listing NGR: NZ0174677294
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