CHRIST CHURCH

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1055072
Date first listed:
10-Mar-1986
Statutory Address:
CHRIST CHURCH, THE COMMON

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHRIST CHURCH, THE COMMON

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Bayston Hill
National Grid Reference:
SJ 48720 08842

Details

SJ 40 NE BAYSTON HILL C.P. THE COMMON (north side)

5/7 Christ Church -

- II

Parish church. 1843 by Edward Haycock with chancel of 1886. Uncoursed conglomerate rubble to nave and chancel with sandstone ashlar dressings and to top 2 stages of tower, machine tile roofs. Nave, chancel, west tower and south-east vestry. Tower: thin and unbuttressed in 4 stepped stages; blocked lancet to second stage and 4 lancet openings to top belfry with crenellated parapet; nail-studded west door in painted arch. Buttressed nave in 3 bays has broad lancets with hoodmoulds on north and moulded eaves cornice. Short one-bay chancel, east window of paired lancets with circular opening above, moulded eaves cornice; lean-to vestry on south. Interior: not inspected, but said to have an elaborately trussed roof and a late C19 octagonal font with quatrefoil panelling. The parish was formed in 1844 from part of Condover and St Julian's, Shrewsbury. D.H.S. Cranage, The Churches of Shrewsbury (1894-1908), p.971.

Listing NGR: SJ4872008842

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
259308
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Cranage, DHS , The Churches of Shrewsbury, (1894-1908), 971

Legal

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

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