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Church of St Ebba

A Grade II Listed Building in Beadnell, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.5567 / 55°33'24"N

Longitude: -1.6372 / 1°38'13"W

OS Eastings: 422984

OS Northings: 629280

OS Grid: NU229292

Mapcode National: GBR K405.BX

Mapcode Global: WHC0T.TLKJ

Entry Name: Church of St Ebba

Listing Date: 22 December 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1276786

English Heritage Legacy ID: 408485

Location: Beadnell, Northumberland, NE67

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Beadnell

Built-Up Area: Beadnell

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Beadnell St Ebba

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

BEADNELL BEADNELL VILLAGE
NU 22 NW
12/71 Church of St. Ebba
22.12.69
GV II
Parish church. c.1740, enlarged 1797. Partly Gothicized c.1860, possibly by
F.R. Wilson of Alnwick, and again, largely internally, in 1889. Ashlar with
Lakeland slate roof.
West porch-tower, nave, chancel and vestries.
C18 west tower has C19 doorway with multi-moulded surround. Band above.
2-light bell openings with Y-tracery, clock above. Concave cornice with large
angle gargoyles. Short ashlar spire with octagonal pierced screen, the base
which is said to be of 1860 but is probably C18 Gothick; it has a pair of
lancets on each side with quatrefoil above each; buttresses between each lancet
have grotesque heads at mid-point and short crocketed finials. Flanking the
tower are lean-to vestries of C18 masonry with plinths and bands, and 2-light
windows of 1889.
4-bay nave with plinth and sill band. On south side three C18 windows with
Y-tracery, and one Geometric window of 1860. North side has windows of 1860;
outer bays have small lancets; centre bays have odd Geometric tracery under
gables with cross finials; between centre bays abuttress capped by gabled
tabernacle with 4 colonettes.
Chancel has lean-to later C19 vestry on south side. 3-light Decorated east
window and 2-light Geometric north window.
Interior: Arts-and-Crafts screen in C15 style. Stained glass of 1854 in
chancel, and 1851 on south side of nave, one window signed by William Wailes,
others possibly by him also; one signed Baguley, Newcastle. 1939-45 war
memorial window by H.E. Nuttgens of High Wycombe
Panelled barrel-vaulted ceiling.


Listing NGR: NU2298429280

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