Church of St Ecgwin

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1081550
Date first listed:
30-Jul-1959
Statutory Address:
Church of St Ecgwin, Church Honeybourne

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Location

Statutory Address:
Church of St Ecgwin, Church Honeybourne

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

County:
Worcestershire
District:
Wychavon (District Authority)
Parish:
Honeybourne
National Grid Reference:
SP 11995 44051

Details

SP 14 SW 8/91

HONEYBOURNE CP, CHURCH HONEYBOURNE Church of St Ecgwin

30.07.59

GV I Parish church. Dedicated 1295, extended early C14 and C15, restored late C19. Coursed lias rubble with ashlar dressings and Cotswold stone roof. Nave and chancel 1295, south porch C15, west tower C14.

West tower of four stages with diagonal buttresses surmounted by a late C14 octagonal stone spire with crocketted corner pinnacles. Openings of spire are of of two ogee trefoiled lights under a triangular head.

Nave: aisle-less with clerestory, four bays with windows of two trefoiled lights to south clerestory (north blind), over two C19 windows of two cinquefoiled lights to right, to left of centre a window of three trefoiled lights. South porch in left-hand bay has a stone roof of three bays on stone arches; entry has a Tudor arch with pierced quatrefoils to spandrels and a square label, south door C14. There is a blocked north door.

Chancel: two bays each with a trefoiled lancet, priest's door in south wall. East window is of three trefoiled lights under a two-centred head.

INTERIOR: rere-arches to most of windows. C19 chancel arch. Chancel has a trefoil-headed piscina. Roofs: nave C15, of four bays of shallow pitch with moulded tie beams, wall posts on stone angled corbels. Chancel has a common-rafter roof with scissor braces.

Fittings: octagonal C15 font.

Listing NGR: SP1199244053

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
148694
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Worcester, (1906), 368-370
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Worcestershire, (1968), 119

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 21 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/07440/19
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Harnwell. Source Historic England Archive
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