Tyne and Wear HER(785): Longbenton, Church of St. Bartholomew (medieval)

  • Description

    "The parish of Long Benton stretched northwards from the Tyne to Sandy's Letch. The church was originally isolated, standing between the two principal villages of the parish, Long Benton and Killingworth, in a square churchyard. It was perhaps built by one of the Merlays, barons of Morpeth, Roger de Merlay being the owner of the advowson in 1251. Though the church was described as ruinous in 1663...."
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  • Further information

    Link: http://twsitelines.info/SMR/785
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 9 months ago
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