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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 MAGDALEN

List entry Number: 1082581

Location

CHURCH OF ST MARY MAGDALEN

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

County District District Type Parish
WorcestershireMalvern HillsDistrict AuthorityCroome D'abitot

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 25-Mar-1968

Date of most recent amendment: 27-Apr-1992

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 152546

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Summary of Building

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History

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Details

In the entry for:-

SO 84 NE CROOME D'ABITOT

2/11 Church of St James

25.3.68

GV I

the entry shall be amended to read:

SO 84 NE CROOME D'ABITOT

22/11 Church of St Mary Magdalen

2/11

25.3.68

GV I

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SO 84 NE CROOME D'ABITOT

2/11 Church of St James

25.3.68

GV I

Church 1758 by Lancelot (Capability) Brown with interior by Robert Adam. Bath stone. Gothic. Chancel, nave and West tower all embattled. 3 stage tower with perp style traceried bell stage, battlements and pinnacles. Lowest stage is vaulted West porch, open on 3 sides. 3 window nave with niches at West and East ends, chancel with 2 blank windows each side and large East window. Some of the detail remarkably correct, otherwise Georgian Gothick as in the nave and chancel cornices. Interior 'pure Georgian Gothic', tall quatrefoil piers to nave and coved ceiling. Flat aisle roofs. Very fine plasterwork. Panel- ling with quatrefoil upper panels. Adam style wooden font and communion rails. In chancel outstanding series of Coventry family monuments from 1639 onwards. Fine Gothick pulpit. 'One of the most serious (churches) of the Early Gothic Revival outside, one of the most elegant inside'. PEVSNER. 1908.

Listing NGR: SO8864645034

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Worcestershire, (1968)

National Grid Reference: SO 88646 45034

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