Archaeological Assessments

A number of archaeological assessments have been carried out for the DAC by Peter Ryder, Historic Buildings Consultant, on significant churches in the diocese. These can be downloaded as PDF files below.

This work is ongoing and further assessments will continue to be added.

Alnwick, St Michael

Ancroft, St Anne

Bamburgh, St Aidan

Bedlington, St Cuthbert, January 2015

Belford, St Mary


Beltingham, St Cuthbert

Bingfield, St Mary, September 2015

Birtley St Giles

Blanchland, St Mary, March 2017

Bolam, St Andrew

Bolton Chapel

Bothal, St Andrew


Bywell, St Peter

Chollerton St Giles - May 2020

Corbridge, St Andrew


Doddington St Mary & St Michael

Eglingham - June 2020

Edlingham, St John the Baptist

Elsdon, St Cuthbert


Felton, St Michael

Ford, St Michael and All Angels

Halton, St Oswald

Haltwhistle, Holy Cross

Hartburn, St Andrew

Hartburn, St Andrew, 2012 Recording

Haydon Old Church

Hebron - June 2020

Heddon on the Wall, St Andrew

Holy Island, St Mary Jan 2006


Kirkharle assessment


Kirknewton, St Gregory

Lesbury, St Mary

Longframlington, St Mary



Mitford 2011 report

Morpeth St Mary

Morpeth St Mary, Watching Brief 2012-13

Netherwitton, St Giles

Newbiggin, St Bartholomew, Jan 2013

Newburn, St Michael, 2015 Assessment

Newcastle, St Andrew

Norham, St Cuthbert, March 2005

Old Bewick, Holy Trinity

Ovingham, St Mary

Ponteland, St Mary

Rock, St Philip and St James

Rothbury, All Saints

Seaton Delaval Vault Recording 2010

Seaton Delaval Assessment

Shilbottle, St James

Simonburn, St Mungo

St John the Baptist, Edlingham

St Michael the Archangel, Alnham - May 2020

St Peter's Chillingham

Stamfordham Assessment

Thorneyburn, St Aidan, March 2014

Thockrington - June 2020

Warden, St Michael

Warkworth, St Lawrence, 2010

Whalton, St Mary Magdalene

Whittingham, St Bartholomew

Widdrington Holy Trinity - March 2020

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