ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH OF ST THOMAS, HAWKESYARD PRIORY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1038764
Date first listed:
28-Jan-1988
Statutory Address:
ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH OF ST THOMAS, HAWKESYARD PRIORY, ARMITAGE LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH OF ST THOMAS, HAWKESYARD PRIORY, ARMITAGE LANE

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

County:
Staffordshire
District:
Lichfield (District Authority)
Parish:
Armitage with Handsacre
National Grid Reference:
SK 06638 16257

Details

ARMITAGE WITH HANDSACRE C.P. ARMITAGE LANE SK Ol NE 6/3 Roman Catholic Church of St. Thomas,Hawkes- yard Priory

GV II

Priory Church. Circa 1900 to designs by E. Goldie. Red brick (English bond) with ashlar dressings; roof hidden behind a plain parapet. 9- bay nave and chancel in one with north-west and south-west chapels and with porch and corner buttresses with crocketed pinnacles. The church encloses the south side of the quadrangle around which the conventual buildings were erected. Doorway of 3 moulded orders and 4-centered arch. East window of 7 cinquefoil-headed lights and panel tracery beneath a Tudor arch with hood mould terminating in carved angels bearing shields. At the apex of the east gable is a canopied niche containing a statue. Pointed north and south windows of 3 cinquefoil-headed lights with panel tracery and returned hood moulds. South porch with diagonal buttresses and wide Tudor-arch entrance. Cast iron rainwater heads with crenellations. Interior. Hammer beam roof with carved angels attached to the soffits of the hammerbeams over the chancel. Nearly full height stone reredos with a multitude of canopied niches containing statues. Full set of stalls with elaborately carved backs. Fan vaulted south chapel. Organ case of 1700-1 from Eton College carved with cherubs. Around the walls of the nave a series of stone tablets in the style of Eric Gill. Conventual buildings to the north not of special interest. B.o.E. p. 62.

Listing NGR: SK0663816257

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
272849
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Staffordshire, (1974), 62

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 18 Jul 2007
Reference: IOE01/16032/31
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