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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: OLD CHURCH OF ST CHAD (REMAINS)

List entry Number: 1246491

Location

OLD CHURCH OF ST CHAD (REMAINS), BELMONT

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

County District District Type Parish
ShropshireUnitary AuthorityShrewsbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 10-Jan-1953

Date of most recent amendment: 17-Nov-1995

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 455271

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History

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Details

SHREWSBURY

SJ4912SW BELMONT 653-1/15/125 (North West side) 10/01/53 Old Church of St Chad (remains) (Formerly Listed as: OLD ST CHAD'S CHURCHYARD Old Church of St Chad)

GV II*

Church, now ruinous and largely demolished. C12 with C15, C16 and C17 additions. Red sandstone, coursed and squared, with Welsh slate roof. South aisle chapel and fragments of former church, all that remained after church was damaged and largely demolished in 1788. Former arch to transept filled in and now forming west wall, containing a C17 doorway with deep moulded panels and dated 1663. North wall formerly south wall of chancel, has filled-in arch between triple clustered shafts, with simple Romanesque foliate capitals and sedilia with lierne vaulting. East and south walls of chapel late C16 alterations, white sandstone with 2 wide Perpendicular traceried windows in east, a single window in south. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Shropshire: Harmondsworth: 1958-).

Listing NGR: SJ4921212346

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Shropshire, (1958), 1958

National Grid Reference: SJ 49212 12346

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