Tyne and Wear HER(7423): Chopwell, Church of St. John the Evangelist

  • Description

    "This beautifully finished and well-kept turn of the 20th century rural church is in snecked, tooled, golden sandstone with ashlar details. Below the small bell turret the stonework advances, giving the impression of a tower, but with an unusual and dramatic full height round-headed lancet rebated within a stone surround. The slate roof features stone water tabling leading into corner buttresses. The ashlar window surrounds frame round-headed lancets with leaded coloured lights. The church is of excellent quality with an elegant simplicity to its design, especially given that it was built largely by voluntary local labour...."
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    SiteLines
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Link: https://sitelines.newcastle.gov.uk/SMR/7423
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 7 years, 4 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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