Church of St. Mary, Ovingham


The Church of St Mary the Virgin is the Parish Church in Ovingham, notable for it's 11th century Anglo-Saxon tower. There are fragments of an Anglo-Saxon cross in the church, modfied in the 13th century. Thomas Bewick is buried in the churchyard, and there is a  is a stone slab commemorating him in the porch of the church. The Church is a Grade I listed building. The church shares their priest in charge with the Church of St Oswin in nearby Wylam.

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St. Mary's Church, Ovingham

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Ovingham

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St. Mary's Church, Ovingham - stained glass window

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St. Mary's Church, Ovingham - carved face at base of nave arch (2)

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The Saxon tower of Ovingham Church - bell openings

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(Part of) the churchyard and the tower of St. Mary's Church, Ovingham

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St. Mary's Church, Ovingham - porch

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St. Mary's Church, Ovingham - stained glass window (2)

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St. Mary's Church, Ovingham - stained glass window (3)

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St. Mary's Church, Ovingham - pier capital

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St. Mary's Church, Ovingham - pulpit

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St. Mary's Church, Ovingham - font

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St Mary the Virgin Church, Ovingham

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(Part of) the churchyard of St. Mary's Church, Ovingham

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St Mary's Church

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St. Mary's Church, Ovingham - organ

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The head of the grave of Isabella Bewick

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St. Mary's Church, Ovingham - royal coat of arms

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Tower of St Mary's Church, Ovingham

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St. Mary's Church, Ovingham

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St. Mary's Church, Ovingham - carved base of interior arch

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Gateway, St Mary's Church, Ovingham

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St. Mary's Church, Ovingham - chancel

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The tower of St Mary's Church

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Ovingham St Mary the Virgin 1894

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Ovingham Church Porch 1894

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CHURCH OF ST MARY - Ovingham - List Entry
- "Parish church. Cll tower. South doorway late C12. The rest of the church mainly C13, restored 1857. Dressed stone and Welsh slate roof. Chancel, aisled transepts, nave, south porch. West ...

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St Mary the Virgin, Ovingham
- Ofiicial Website of St Mary the Virgin, Ovingham. "We are a friendly parish with a mission to share God’s love, grow together and enjoy community. If you are into ...

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Church of St. Oswin, Wylam
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Church of St. Oswin, Wylam
- Overview Map Street View St. Oswin's is the parish church in Wylam. The church was built in 1886 by R.J. Johnson, paid for by the Hedley family. Prior to this villagers ...
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St Mary the Virgin, Ovingham, Northumberland. - An Archaeological Assessment
- Peter F Ryder, November 2006 "....This is one of the more important old parish churches in Northumberland, both the Saxon west tower and the 13th century chancel and transepts being ...

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The Saxon tower of Ovingham Church

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The head of the grave of Thomas Bewick

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The graves of Thomas and Isabella Bewick

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Thomas Bewick (1753-1828)
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Thomas Bewick (1753-1828)
- Overview About Thomas Bewick Thomas Bewick (1753-1828). Bewick, the acclaimed wood engraver, artist and naturalist, was born in August 1753 at Cherryburn House, a small farm in the parish of ...
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Memorial to Isaac Jackson, St Mary's Church, Ovingham

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