CHURCH OF ST MARY AND ST CHAD

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1060197

Date first listed: 19-Mar-1962

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MARY AND ST CHAD, CHURCH ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MARY AND ST CHAD, CHURCH ROAD

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

County: Staffordshire

District: South Staffordshire (District Authority)

Parish: Brewood and Coven

National Grid Reference: SJ 88349 08664

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History

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Details

SJ 8808-8908; 13/27

BREWOOD C.P., CHURCH ROAD

Church of St Mary and St Chad

19.03.62

G.V.

I

Parish Church. Contains material of C13 and C16 and was thoroughly restored by G. E. Street between 1878 and 1880, ashlar; clay tile roofs, 6-bay chancel of collegiate proportions, 5-bay nave with aisles and outer south aisle; W. tower and spire with diagonal buttresses. C13 lancets to choir (east end restored 1878-80); lancet triplets in Street's outer S. aisle gables (inspired by evidence of cross gabling on N. aisle); restored Decorated tracery. Early C16 W. tower with 4-centred western doorway and Perpendicular W. window, 2-light belfry openings, crenellated parapet and corner pinnacles.

INTERIOR: Arcade of tall octagonal piers; wide drop arch to chancel of two chamfered orders; widely splayed pointed tower arch; C19 timber roof. Fittings: Font with heavy base, funnel shaped bowl and simple roll moulded panels, probably late C16; pulpit by Street; stone reredos of 1911. Monuments: 4 alabaster monuments in chancel, all Giffards of Chillington: Sir John died 1556 with 2 wives; Sir Thomas died 1560 and 2 wives; John died 1613 and wife; Walter died 1632 and wife; incised slab to Richard Lane died 1518 and wife; tablet to Matthew Moreton died 1669 and wife. Medieval coffin about four yards S. of chancel.

Listing NGR: SJ8834908663

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 271333

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Stafford, (1908)
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Staffordshire, (1974)

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