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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 GEORGE

List entry Number: 1341104

Location

CHURCH OF ST GEORGE

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

County District District Type Parish
GloucestershireCotswoldDistrict AuthorityHampnett

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 26-Jan-1961

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 130033

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History

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Details

HAMPNETT HAMPNETT VILLAGE SP 11 NW 6/35 Church of St. George 26.1.61 GV I Anglican parish church. C12 and C15, restored 1868 by G.E. Street, painting of interior by Rev. W. Wiggin and Clayton and Bell c1871. Chancel and nave north wall, limestone rubble. Nave south wall and porch, coursed squared and dressed stone. Tower, coursed squared and dressed limestone. Stone slate roof. Nave with projecting south porch, west tower and chancel. C12 chancel with clasping buttresses at east end and buttressed side walls. Flat-chamfered eaves cornice continued around east end. South side of chancel; tall lancet with ogee curved cinquefoil head and stopped hood. Two-light hollow-moulded stone-mullioned window with cinquefoil- headed lights, carved spandrels within deep surround with hollow and casement mouldings, stopped hood with scrolled stops. Small round-headed C12 window in east gable end. Small rectangular light with double-chamfered surround and shutter. North wall; 2-light hollow-moulded stone-mullioned casement with carved spandrels, cinquefoil headed lights and deep surround with hollow and casement mouldings. Small round-headed light with flat-chamfered surround, right. North wall of nave C12 with later flat-chamfered plinth. Two round-headed lights, one C19 with flat-chamfered surround. C19 plank door with decorative strap hinges, C19-early C20 surround with C12 diapered tympanum. Three stage, Perpendicular tower with diagonal buttresses with offsets and moulded plinth. Single cinquefoil-headed light with stopped hood to 2nd stage on south. Two-light belfry windows with blind quatrefoils, stopped hoods and stone slate louvres. Battlemented parapet with string below with carved head gargoyles placed centrally. Additional gargoyles in the form of torsos incorporated in the third stage on the north and south sides. Nave south walls rebuilt C15, 2-light window right of porch, probably C17, with cinquefoil-headed lights, Perpendicular style tracery, rectangular hollow-moulded surround with hood with curved stops. Early stuflded plank door with C20 fillets within porch with deep surround with hollow and casement mouldings and hood with scrolled stops. C15 porch; flat-chamfered segmental- headed entrance arch of 2 orders the inner rising from engaged canted corbels. Stone bench seats inside porch. C19 rainwater heads in form of castellated turrets on nave and chancel. Roof; stepped coping and upright cross finials to gables of nave, chancel and porch. Interior; nave plastered with late C19 painted decoration comprising outlining of dressed stone in purple and stencilled flowers or continuous foliate decoration around all openings in nave. Decoration possibly once more extensive around tower arch. Choir and sanctuary and their respective arches painted similarly. Choir arch outlined in a similar fashion to the openings in the chancel. The splays of each windows lighting the choir are decorated with stencilled flower and star motifs. Sanctuary arch painted with zig-zag decoration. Walls of sanctuary decorated with single blue flower motifs with tendrils each within block outlined in purple to imitate masonry. Occasional large foliate roundels in choir and sanctuary. Each quarter of quadripartite sanctuary vault contains a painted seated figure (probably the four evangelists). Tall, double-chamfered pointed arch from nave to tower with engaged octagonal capitals. C12 choir arch with plain inner arch, roll- moulded outer arch with chevron and star mouldings forming outer surround. Jamb shafts to outer order with charming carvings of pairs of doves on each capital. Sanctuary arch of 2 orders with keeled jamb shafts with stalk capitals. C12 quadripartite ribbed vault within sanctuary rising from low corbels with stiff stalk capitals (showing the transition to Early English). Choir roof panelled with painted star decoration. C19 roof to nave with arch- braced collar with windbracing. Red tile floor to nave some decorative encaustic tiling in nave and sanctuary. Round-headed surround to C12 north door. Rebated Tudor-arched doorway to stairs to former rood loft in south wall. Flat-chamfered Tudor-arched access to former rood loft high up in wall above. Furniture and fittings; painted C19 organ at base of tower. Octagonal, Perpendicular font with quatrefoil decoration on each face, inside south door. C19 pews. C20 pulpit incorporating C17 carved oak panels (probably reused). Picture of The Last Supper on north wall of nave. C19 stained glass in east and north windows of sancutary, in north window of choir, in one window on south wall of nave and in nave west window. (David Verey, The Buildings of England; The Cotswolds, 1979)

Listing NGR: SP1003415689

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Verey, D - Title: The Buildings of England: Gloucestershire 1 The Cotswolds - Date: 1970

National Grid Reference: SP 10037 15685

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