Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1053675

Date first listed: 26-Sep-1984



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

District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Boningale

National Grid Reference: SJ 81167 02601


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SJ 80 SW BONINGALE C.P. CHURCH LANE (north side) 6/100

- Church of St. Chad

G.V. II*

Parish Church. C12 nave and chancel, C16 vestry, south aisle 1861, C20 timber belfry to spirelet, C20 west porch. Coursed sandstone rubble walls, ashlar to aisle, plain tiled roofs, oak shingles to belfry. Nave has 2 paired cusped lancet windows (1864) and one small narrow round headed window on North side and a single cusped C19 lancet in West wall; South aisle also has cusped lancets, 2 pairs on South wall and single lights in East and West walls. Chancel; East window C14, 2 lights with cusped quatrefoil above, small narrow round headed window on North side partially cut and blocked by vestry, windows on South are flat headed, that to East with 2 trefoiled lights and that to West single lit under a trefoiled head; in between is a narrow round headed door, blocked internally; the chamfered string course on the North wall incorporates the small blocked window and is also preserved inside the vestry; inscription on the East wall commemorates the raising of the cross on the East gable to mark Queen Victoria's Jubilee in 1887. Vestry is flat roofed with 2 square headed late Perpendicular windows. Broached spirelet with copper weathercock over timber belfry at West end of nave, West porch timber on sandstone walls with overhanging tiled roof, single chamfered West door with pointed hoodmould, 1861. Interior. South aisle aracade of 2 1/2 bays, first column from East with crocket capital and foliated spurs; late C15/early C16 flat pitched panelled roofs with bosses to nave and chancel, 2 winged angels to wall plate in nave, floor inserted for ringing chamber at West end; chancel arch probably of 1861 but using some earlier masonry. Late C16/early C17 Communion table, C17 pulpit, C19 font, benches in South aisle incorporate C17 panelling; 2 lavishly ornamented free standing mid C19 brass candelabra, originally belonging to the church of Choisy-le-Roi, France, close by the chancel arch. In the medieval period Boningale was a dependent chapelry to Stockton. Cranage, Vol.I, p.4.

Listing NGR: SJ8116702601


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Legacy System number: 255172

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Books and journals
Cranage, DHS , An Architectural Account of the Churches of Shropshire, (1908), 4

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