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Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Wark, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.0921 / 55°5'31"N

Longitude: -2.2239 / 2°13'25"W

OS Eastings: 385809

OS Northings: 577538

OS Grid: NY858775

Mapcode National: GBR D9XK.BF

Mapcode Global: WHB1Q.T86P

Entry Name: Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 7 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1154703

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239497

Location: Wark, Northumberland, NE48

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Wark

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Wark St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NY 87 NE WARK B6320 (West side)

11/77 Church of St. Michael


Parish church. 1814-18 by H.H. Seward for the Church Commissioners. Ashlar
with Lakeland slate roof. West tower, nave, short chancel and north vestry.
Battlemented west tower acts as porch and has pointed-arched doorway with
chamfered surround. Similar chamfers to all openings. Small lancet above
door and above that tall arched louvred bell opening with Y-tracery. Similar
tracery to 3-bay nave. Short chancel has 3-light east window with intersecting
tracery. Nave and chancel gables have blind parapets with ridged coping. Nave
east gable capped by tall gabled chimney. Similar chimney to vestry.

Interior has wide aisleless nave. Flat ceiling with coved edges, divided into
panels by moulded beams with square bosses at intersections. Chancel arch
has one very broad chamfer. Panelled dado. 2 painted coats of arms of George
III and the Greenwich Commissioners; also framed commandments and creed.

Listing NGR: NY8580977538

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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