Church of St Andrew, Bywell (Bywell)
The Church of St Andrew is one of two churches in Bywell, both Anglo-Saxon in origin. The tower and west wall of the nave are Anglo-Saxon in date with the remainder largely 13th century and restored in 1871. The church stands in a circular churchyard and has several reused sculptured stones built into its walls. The building is no longer in use, having been declared redundant. This is a Grade I Listed Building protected by law.
|Historical period:||Early Medieval (410 to 1066)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
|Legal status:||Listed Building|
|Event(s):||FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1956; A S Phillips|
FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1966; R W Emsley
WATCHING BRIEF, St Andrew's Church, Bywell, Northumberland. Archaeological Monitoring 1999; Archaeological Services University of Durham
BUILDING SURVEY, St Andrew's Church, Bywell, Northumberland. Architectural Recording 1999; Archaeological Services University of Durham
TRIAL TRENCH, St Andrew's Church, Bywell, Northumberland. Archaeological Excavation 1999; Archaeological Services University of Durham
Source of Reference
Local History of Bywell
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