Keys to the Past

Church of St Mary (Hexham)

Arcade of St Mary's Church, Hexham. Photo by Northumberland County Council.
Arcade of St Mary's Church, Hexham. Photo by Northumberland County Council.

The Church of St Mary was probably built between 705 and 709. It stood on the east side of the church of St Andrew with only a graveyard in between. It is believed to have been circular. In the 13th century it was completely rebuilt with a rectangular pla

Reference number:N8729
Historical period: Early Medieval (410 to 1066)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Conservation area
Listed Building
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1956; E Geary
FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1966; J R Foster
FIELD SURVEY, Archaeological Survey of Hexham 1988; ARCHAEOLOGICAL UNIT FOR NORTH EAST ENGLAND
DESK BASED ASSESSMENT, Nos 11-13 Market Place (Stafford's Fruiterers), Hexham. A provisional archaeological assessment 2000
WATCHING BRIEF, St Mary's Church, Hexham. Archaeological recording at 11-13 Market Place 2001



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Hexham


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