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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHURCH OF ST MARY AND ST CHAD

List entry Number: 1060197

Location

CHURCH OF ST MARY AND ST CHAD, CHURCH ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
StaffordshireSouth StaffordshireDistrict AuthorityBrewood and Coven

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 19-Mar-1962

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 271333

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History

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Details

BREWOOD C.P. CHURCH ROAD SJ 8808-8908

13/27 Church of St. Mary and 19.3.62 St. Chad

G.V. I

Parish Church. Contains material of C13 and C16 and was thoroughly restored by G.E. Street between 1878 and 1880, Ashlar; clay tile roofs, 6 bay chancel of collegiate proportions, 5 bay nave with aisles and outer S. aisle; W. Tower and spire with diagonal buttresses. C13 lancets to choir (E.end restored 1878-80); lancet triplets in Street's outer S.aisle gables (inspired by evidence of cross gabling on N.aisle); restored Decorated tracery. Early C16 W. Tower with 4 centred western doorway and Perpendicular W. window, 2 light belfry openings, crenellated parapet and corner pinnacles. Interior: Arcade of tall octagonal piers; wide drop arch to chancel of 2 chamfered orders; widely splayed pointed tower arch; C19 timber roof. Fittings: Font with heavy base, funnel shaped bowl and simple roll moulded panels, probably late C16; pulpit by Street; stone reredos of 1911. Monuments: 4 alabaster monuments in chancel, all Giffards of Chillington: Sir John died 1556 with 2 wives; Sir Thomas died 1560 and 2 wives;; John died 1613 and wife; Walter died 1632 and wife; incised slab to Richard Lane died 1518 and wife; tablet to Matthew Moreton died 1669 and wife. Medieval coffin about 4 yards S. of chancel. B.O.E., V.C.H. Vol. 5.

Listing NGR: SJ8834908663

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Stafford, (1908)
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Staffordshire, (1974)

National Grid Reference: SJ 88349 08664

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