Keys to the Past

Church of St Mary (Morpeth)

St Mary's Church, Morpeth. Photo Northumberland County Council, 1980.
St Mary's Church, Morpeth. Photo Northumberland County Council, 1980.

This is the parish church of St Mary's. Most of the building was built in the 14th century, though it was heavily restored in the 19th century. The tower has an 18th century spire covered in lead. An 18th century sundial stands by a door in the chancel. The stained glass windows are of 14th century date, and believed to be some of the best in the county. This church is a Grade II Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N11087
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Early 20th Century (1901 to 1932)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Listed Building
Event(s):WATCHING BRIEF, The Parish Church of St Mary, Morpeth: archaeological watching brief 2013; P Ryder

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Source of Reference
Local History of Morpeth


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