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Church of St Mary

A Grade I Listed Building in Ponteland, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.0508 / 55°3'2"N

Longitude: -1.7418 / 1°44'30"W

OS Eastings: 416590

OS Northings: 572955

OS Grid: NZ165729

Mapcode National: GBR JB81.P7

Mapcode Global: WHC39.69TT

Plus Code: 9C7W3725+87

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 28 April 1969

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1370736

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238827

Location: Ponteland, Northumberland, NE20

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Ponteland

Built-Up Area: Ponteland

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Ponteland St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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NZ 1672 (East Side)

27/333 Church of St. Mary


Parish church. C12 - C15. Restored 1810, 1851 by Wardle, 1861 by F.R. Wilson
and again in 1881. Squared sandstone and Welsh slate roof. West tower, nave,
with aisles and porch, transepts and chancel.

Tower: C12. West door with one order of columns and chevron moulding in the
arch. 2 small original windows above. Several other C12 windows on returns
also several C14 cusped windows. Bell stage added C14.

Nave and aisles. 3 bays. Vestiges of C12 masonry; extended C13 (see masonry
at west end) and again in C15. South aisle has two 3-light segmental-headed
Perpendicular windows. South porch C13, reset; slightly-pointed doorway;
pointed tunnel vault inside with 3 chamfered transverse ribs. North aisle
rebuilt 1810 using old masonry. Low parapets and shallow,pitched roofs.

Transpets: South transept rebuilt late C15 with Perpendicular east window.
North transept C13, the gable rebuilt in C19; 3 tall lancets on north and east

Chancel: Long C13 chancel withchamferedsill string rising to form hoodmould
over segmental priest's door. 2 original lancets on north side, C14 Decorated
windows elsewhere.

Interior: C15 south arcade with octagonal piers and double-chamfered arches
dying into imposts. Similar north arcade of 1810. C13 chancel arch has re-cut
corbels of Adam and Eve, before the fall on the south, after the fall on the
north. North transept north windows have shouldered rere-lintels; the east
windows have shouldered rere-arches. C14 glass fragments in chancel window
heads. Trefoiled piscina in frame of dogtooth.

Many wall monuments, including:- Richard Newton Ogle, 1794 by Coade; John Dixon,
1716 - extremely rustic; Anne Byne,mother, and Anne Byne, daughter 1769 and
no date,with interesting inscriptions.

Listing NGR: NZ1658872956

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