Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1078150

Date first listed: 26-Jan-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 26-Jan-1987

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST CLODOCK


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Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST CLODOCK

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

District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Longtown

National Grid Reference: SO 32648 27513


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6/75 Church of St Clodock



Parish church. C12 nave, C13 chancel, C15 west tower, minor C19 restoration. Sandstone rubble with Welsh slate roof. West tower, nave with south porch, chancel. West tower: three stages with embattled parapet; square-headed light to ground stage, square-headed loop to middle stage and window with two trefoil-headed lights to bell stage. Nave: south side: 2-light traceried window to left, cusped semi-circular headed light, square-headed window with three trefoiled-ogee headed lights and easternmost window, with three pointed lights to right of south porch, possibly dating from C13 (RCHM) with plain outer doorway, inner two-centred arch-headed doorway with chamfered jambs; two semi-circular headed Norman windows survive in north wall of nave. Chancel: square-headed 2-light window to right of slightly semi-circular headed doorway; between the present door and window are traces of a former lancet window; a C13 lancet window survives in north wall. C13 east window of three pointed lights. Interior: late C12 wide 2-centred chancel arch of two chamfered orders, scalloped capitals to shafts. Arch-braced roof with seven C16 moulded tie-beams to nave, similar arch-braced roof to chancel, roof ceiled with C19 boarding throughout. Fittings: C13 font with curved circular bowl, round shaft and base. West gallery and staircase c1700, with turned balusters, C17 box pews with panelled sides and some with dates. Three-decker pulpit with sounding board cl700. Late C17 communion rail, three sided with turned balusters in chancel. Monuments in nave near pulpit a slab with funerary inscription ascribed to C9. There are also remains of paintings on north wall of nave and several other miscellaneous chests and tables. (RCHM Vol I, p 179-180; BoE, p 103).

Listing NGR: SO3264627513


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Legacy System number: 355384

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
Inventory of Herefordshire I South West, (1931), 179-180
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Herefordshire, (1963), 103

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