Church of St Mary and St Chad


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Statutory Address:
Church of St Mary and St Chad, Church Road


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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.

South Staffordshire (District Authority)
Brewood and Coven
National Grid Reference:
SJ 88349 08664


SJ 8808-8908 13/27

BREWOOD CP CHURCH ROAD Church of St Mary and St Chad


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, six bay chancel of collegiate proportions, five bay nave with aisles and outer south aisle; west tower and spire with diagonal buttresses.

C13 lancets to choir (east end restored 1878-80); lancet triplets in Street's outer south aisle gables (inspired by evidence of cross gabling on north aisle); restored Decorated tracery. Early C16 west tower with four-centred western doorway and Perpendicular west window, two-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: four alabaster monuments in chancel, all Giffards of Chillington: Sir John died 1556 with two wives; Sir Thomas died 1560 and two 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 south of chancel.

Listing NGR: SJ8834908663


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


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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Date: 29 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/02127/29
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