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Church of St Andrew (Bywell)

St Andrew's Church, Bywell. 
Photo by Harry Rowland.
St Andrew's Church, Bywell. Photo by Harry Rowland.

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.

Reference number:N10062
Historical period: Early Medieval (410 to 1066)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Listed Building
Event(s):BUILDING SURVEY, St Andrew's Church, Bywell, Northumberland. Architectural Recording 1999; Archaeological Services University of Durham
WATCHING BRIEF, St Andrew's Church, Bywell, Northumberland. Archaeological Monitoring 1999; Archaeological Services University of Durham
TRIAL TRENCH, St Andrew's Church, Bywell, Northumberland. Archaeological Excavation 1999; Archaeological Services University of Durham

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Source of Reference
Local History of Bywell


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