List grade: 1
List number: 1371383
Post code: NE61 6SW
Grid ref: NZ2398586621

Church of St Andrew, Bothal


"Much of the present building is 600 – 800 years old, however, part of an Anglo-Saxon cross and other stone fragments provide evidence of a much earlier church. The site may have been used for worship as early as the seventh century but dowsing has revealed foundations of a small stone church which perhaps dates from c.900. The Anglo-Saxon building was replaced with a Norman one by Richard Bertram who became the first Norman lord to live at Bothal Castle in 1161. His son, Robert Bertram 1, significantly enlarged this building and adding the chancel in about 1200. In 1343, Robert Bertram IV received a licence to fortify the gatehouse keep at Bothal Castle and at the same time he added the south aisle to the church...." (Church website)

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CHURCH OF ST ANDREW - Bothal - List Entry
- "Parish Church. Nave walls of uncertain date; north aisle, south-east chapel and chancel early C13; chapel extended into full aisle C14; refenestration of aisle, clerestorey and roofs probably c.1398 ...

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Church of St Andrew, Bothal
- Official church Website, includes a History section.

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Bothal
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Bothal
- Overview About Bothal Map Street View Bothal is a village in Northumberland, located near the River Wansbeck between Morpeth and Ashington. Historic buildings include Bothal Castle and the 12th century ...

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