List entry

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 LAWRENCE AND ATTACHED RAILINGS

List entry Number: 1202794

Location

CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, CHURCHYARD

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

County District District Type Parish
ShropshireUnitary AuthorityLudlow

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 15-Apr-1954

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 389846

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

LUDLOW

SO5174 CHURCHYARD 825-1/1/222 Church of St Lawrence and attached 15/04/54 railings

GV I

Parish Church. Mainly C15, with C13 and C14 fragments. Restored by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, and Sir A Blomfield. Ashlar sandstone; coursed rubble; lead roof. Nave and aisles, transept, chancel, chancel chapels and north vestry. C13 south doorway; C14 hexagonal south porch, north aisle and north and south transepts; C15 features include the nave and arcade, with clerestory and rich timber roof; chancel, transepts and crossing; crossing tower. INTERIOR: c1447 stalls, altered C19, with fine misericords; rood screen; stained glass, much restored; monuments to Sir Robert Townshend 1581 and wife, Edmund Walter 1592 and wife, Edward Woties 1635, Ambrosia Sydney 1580, Theophilus Salway 1760, Sir John Brydgeman 1637 and wife, Dame Mary Eure 1612 and husband 1616. The largest parish church in Shropshire, 203ft long with tower 135ft tall. (Cranage DHS: An Architectural Account of the Churches of Shropshire: 1895-: PP.105-140).

Listing NGR: SO5116074705

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Cranage, DHS , An Architectural Account of the Churches of Shropshire, (1908), 105-140

National Grid Reference: SO 51160 74712

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