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Church of St Thomas of Canterbury (RC)

A Grade II Listed Building in Longhorsley, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.2459 / 55°14'45"N

Longitude: -1.7713 / 1°46'16"W

OS Eastings: 414640

OS Northings: 594657

OS Grid: NZ146946

Mapcode National: GBR J72S.B9

Mapcode Global: WHC29.RDQS

Plus Code: 9C7W66WH+9F

Entry Name: Church of St Thomas of Canterbury (RC)

Listing Date: 30 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1153619

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238318

ID on this website: 101153619

Location: St Thomas of Canterbury Roman Catholic Church, Longhorsley, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Longhorsley

Built-Up Area: Longhorsley

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Longhorsley St Helen

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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NZ 19 SW
5/84 Church of St.Thomas
of Canterbury (R.C.)
Roman Catholic Church, 1841. West end squared stone, remainder coursed rubble;
slate roof. Cruciform with lateral sacristies rather than transepts, south-
east porch. Lancet Gothic. West end has old door with raised design of
intersecting panels under pointed arch with hollow-chamfered hood. 3 stepped
lancets above with linked hoodmoulds; open-pedimented gable with finial cross.
Side walls with stepped buttresses and lancets; porch with 10-panel door under
pointed arch. Sacristies each have door with shouldered head, and paired lancets
to west. Triplet of lancets to east.

Listed partly for historical associations with Horsley Tower (q.v.).

Listing NGR: NZ1464094657

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