Welcome to Holy Cross Church, Chatton.

The Nave

Sanctuary Shields

Seven shields are displayed around the Sanctuary walls which depict the temporal and ecclesiastical history of the church.

The arms of Alnwick Abbey are unknown and so this is indicated by what is know as a base shield.
One of the coats of arms used by the Percys, the Dukes of Northumberland.
The Tudor Royal Coat of Arms, showing that the church once belonged to the crown.
The arms of the Province of York, the Province in which Chatton is situated.
The Arms of the Bishopric of Durham in which the church was situated until 1882 when the diocese of Newcastle came into being.
The Arms of the Diocese of Newcastle.
The Arms of William de Vesci depicting the cross of St. Cuthbert.