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Church of St John the Evangelist

A Grade II Listed Building in Otterburn, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.2323 / 55°13'56"N

Longitude: -2.1817 / 2°10'54"W

OS Eastings: 388543

OS Northings: 593130

OS Grid: NY885931

Mapcode National: GBR F76Y.G6

Mapcode Global: WHB0Z.GRB7

Entry Name: Church of St John the Evangelist

Listing Date: 10 November 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1370514

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239694

Location: Otterburn, Northumberland, NE19

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Otterburn

Built-Up Area: Otterburn

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Otterburn St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NY 89 SE (North side)

25/34 Church of St. John
10.11.51 the Evangelist


Parish church. 1858 by John Dobson. Ashlar with Lakeland slate roof.
Decorated style. South-west tower with spire, nave, chancel and north vestry.

Tower: small and octagonal with gabled buttresses on alternate sides;
trefoiled bell openings set in blank trefoiled arches separated by columns
with shaft rings. Low octagonal spire.

Four-bay nave: gabled porch to left has multi-moulded, pointed-arched doorway.
Three one-light windows with cusping. Gabled buttresses with offsets between
each bay. West end has two 2-light windows with buttress between, and
traceried lunette above.

Two-bay chancel has 2-light windows. Five-light east window with Geometric

Steeply-pitched gabled roofs with overhanging coping and foliated cross

Interior: In the porch a cross head. Open timber roofs with scissor braces.
Rere arches of all openings have labels with head stops. Altar frontal is a
high-relief wood copy of 'The Last Supper' by Leonardo Da Vinci.

Listing NGR: NY8854393130

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

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