History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Church of St Michael

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ilderton, Northumberland

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 55.4905 / 55°29'25"N

Longitude: -1.9741 / 1°58'26"W

OS Eastings: 401733

OS Northings: 621851

OS Grid: NU017218

Mapcode National: GBR G4NY.DN

Mapcode Global: WH9ZX.N848

Plus Code: 9C7WF2RG+59

Entry Name: Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 21 September 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1370929

English Heritage Legacy ID: 237642

Location: Ilderton, Northumberland, NE66

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Ilderton

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Ilderton St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

Find accommodation in



13/66 Church of St. Michael


Parish church. Tower partly C13. The rest late C18, slightly Gothicized
late C19. Older parts dressed stone, the rest ashlar. Scottish slate roof.

Tower, nave, chancel and north vestry.

Tower: C13, 1-light west window with cusped head. Broad offset angle
buttresses. Round-arched south doorway under pent roof, and battlemented
upper section with simple arched bell openings, added C18.

3-bay nave with plinth, sill band and pointed-arched windows in raised surrounds
with impost blocks. Thin Victorian wooden tracery. North wall blank.

l-bay chancel with polygonal apse. Late Victorian Decorated east window.

Gabled roof to nave with kneelers and splayed coping.

Interior: Nave floor is on much higher level than tower, hence the low but
steeply-pointed tower arch with chamfers and plain imposts.

Round chancel arch with moulded keystone.

Small font dated 1727 with slender, elaborately-decorated shaft and cherubs'
heads on bowl.

C14 grave cover in floor of tower.

History of Northumberland: Vol. VII.

Listing NGR: NU0173321851

Selected Sources

Book cover links are generated automatically from the sources. They are not necessarily always correct, as book names at Amazon may not be quite the same as those used referenced in the text.

Source title links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.