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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1078150



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


District: County of Herefordshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Longtown

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 26-Jan-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 26-Jan-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 355384

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SO 32648 27513


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