2022

NY9365 : The Church of St John of Beverley, St John Lee

taken 2 years ago, near to Acomb, Northumberland, England

The Church of St John of Beverley, St John Lee
The Church of St John of Beverley, St John Lee
The original church was founded by St John of Beverley in the late 7th C and was an oratory dedicated to St Michael the Archangel. The parish of St John Lee was established in the 10th C, although the earliest recorded incumbent is a John Del Clay in 1311. The name St John Lee means St John in the field/clearing in the wood.
The present church is by the Newcastle architect Dobson LinkExternal link in 1818 with substantial alterations made by another Newcastle architect Hicks LinkExternal link in 1886 when the church was widened, the chancel stepped and the spire constructed LinkExternal link .
The church is Grade II* listed LinkExternal link .

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Geographical Context: Village, Rural settlement Religious sites Primary Subject: Church
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Chancel [11] Other Photos: · The Church of St John of Beverley, St John Lee - east window · The Church of St John of Beverley, St John Lee - chancel arch · The Church of St John of Beverley, St John Lee - choir · The Church of St John of Beverley, St John Lee - choir · The Church of St John of Beverley, St John Lee - organ · The Church of St John of Beverley, St John Lee - rood screen · The Church of St John of Beverley, St John Lee - nave · The Church of St John of Beverley, St John Lee - pulpit · The Church of St John of Beverley, St John Lee - roof (interior) · The Church of St John of Beverley, St John Lee - list of incumbents · The Church of St John of Beverley, St John Lee - south door · The Church of St John of Beverley, St John Lee - south side · The Church of St John of Beverley, St John Lee - 14th C slab · The Church of St John of Beverley, St John Lee - southeast corner · The Church of St John of Beverley, St John Lee - 18th C gravestones · The Church of St John of Beverley, St John Lee - 18th C gravestone · The Church of St John of Beverley, St John Lee - 18th C gravestone · The Church of St John of Beverley, St John Lee - 18th C gravestone · The Church of St John of Beverley, St John Lee - 18th C gravestone · The Church of St John of Beverley, St John Lee - 18th C gravestone · The Church of St John of Beverley, St John Lee - 18th C gravestone · The Church of St John of Beverley, St John Lee - 18th C gravestone · The Church of St John of Beverley, St John Lee - 18th C gravestone · The Church of St John of Beverley, St John Lee - gargoyles · The Church of St John of Beverley, St John Lee - graveyard · The Church of St John of Beverley, St John Lee - chancel (exterior) · The Church of St John of Beverley, St John Lee - the hearse house · The Church of St John of Beverley, St John Lee - the Rectory ·
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NY9365, 210 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Mike Quinn   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Tuesday, 29 March, 2022   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 6 April, 2022
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 9331 6571 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:59.1563N 2:6.3645W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 9338 6567
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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