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Chapel of St Aidan

A Grade II Listed Building in Sandhoe, Northumberland

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Latitude: 54.9965 / 54°59'47"N

Longitude: -2.0312 / 2°1'52"W

OS Eastings: 398104

OS Northings: 566883

OS Grid: NY981668

Mapcode National: GBR GB8N.1P

Mapcode Global: WHB26.RNZY

Plus Code: 9C6VXXW9+JG

Entry Name: Chapel of St Aidan

Listing Date: 24 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042981

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240088

Location: Sandhoe, Northumberland, NE46

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Sandhoe

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: St John Lee

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Chapel, 1885 by W.S. Hicks for John Straker. Squared stone with ashlar
dressings; graduated Lakeland slate roof. Aisleless 3-bay nave with south
porch and south-west bell turret, 2-bay chancel with north vestry, organ chamber.
Free Perpendicular style.

Chamfered plinth and set-back, moulded sill string, eaves cornice with corbels;
stepped buttresses. 2- and 3-light windows. Gabled south porch has panelled
double doors under moulded arch with square flower ornament. Octagonal bell
turret has shallow buttresses to alternate faces, chamfered loops to newel
stair, traceried single-light bell openings, embattled parapet and stone spire
with weathervane. Moulded panel on south of chancel with IHS and Emblems of
Passion. Gables with moulded coping and foliate cross finials.

Interior: Moulded chancel arch with foliage-carved capitals; segmental arch
with square flower ornament to organ chamber. Piscina and sedilia in chancel.
Much good woodwork including arch-braced collar-beam roofs; carved wallplate
with foliage cornice. Richly-carved font. Panelled and brattished dado,
linenfold bench ends. Carved pulpit, lectern, stalls and communion rail.
Mosaic chancel floor.

Listing NGR: NY9810466883

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