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St Mary's RC Church, Hexham


"For the period 1721 until 1827, Hexham had two Catholic chapels, a Dominican chapel on Battle Hill and a secular chapel in Cockshaw. In 1827, it was agreed that there would be only one church to serve the town. Father Singleton was appointed as the parish priest and the foundation stone was laid on 22nd April 1828. He seems to have spent much of the next two years travelling in search of subscriptions to pay for the church. St Mary’s Parish Church was opened on 22nd September 1830 by Bishop Penswick, the Vicar Apostolic, who sang the Pontifical High Mass...." (St Mary’s Catholic Church Website). St Mary's Church is a Grade II* listed building on the National Heritage List for England.

Hexham Grade II* Listed Catholic Church Churches and Cathedrals Historic Buildings and Monuments in Hexham
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St Marys Catholic Church, Hexham

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CHURCH OF ST MARY (ROMAN CATHOLIC) - Hexham - List Entry
- "1830. Gothick. Attributed, unconvincingly, to John Green. Set back from street. West gable end to road. Ashlar, 3 windows to west, separated by applied octagonal shafts. Shallow crenellated gable with ...

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Heavenfield Partnership - St Mary’s Catholic Church
- Website of St Mary’s Catholic Church, part of the Heavenfield Partnership of churches.

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List number: 1042558
List grade: 2*
Post code: NE46 2EB
County: Northumberland
Grid ref: NY9338663862

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