CHURCH OF ST ANDREW

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1082117
Date first listed:
11-Jun-1959
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST ANDREW

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST ANDREW

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

District:
County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Aymestrey
National Grid Reference:
SO 44302 67885

Details

AYMESTREY CP LEINTHALL EARLS SO 46 NW

2/10 Church of St Andrew

11.6.59

GV II*

Chapel. Probably C12, altered C17, restored 1823 and late C20. Coursed rubble, mostly rendered, with tile roof. Chancel and nave in one, west porch. Chancel has a small semi-circular headed window in each wall, the east window is C19 with Y-tracery under a segmental pointed head. Nave has two 2-light casements, probably C17 in south wall and one in north wall. Two massive lean-to buttresses, that to west bearing inscription: "I WINNALL/ CHAPEL WARDEN/ 1823". Break in wall to west of buttress may indicate a western extension. C12 west door (possibly re-set) with wooden porch has a distorted semi-circular head of two orders. The upper part of west wall is a timber-frame roof truss with two collars and multiple struts. Supports an octagonal C17 bell cote. Interior: piscina in south wall of chancel has a shouldered head and square drain. Roof: C14 with some curved wind-braces to the two tiers of purlins over chancel; over nave there are some cusped wind-braces. The roof was much altered in C17 by the insertion of tie-beam trusses with collars. Fittings pulpit of five sides with C17 arcaded panels in a C19 frame. Altar rail has C17 turned balusters and moulded hand rail. Reredos composed of re-set C17 panelling installed in 1894. Nine pews to west end of nave have shaped bench ends, probably C17 (RCHM 3, p 11; BoE, p 221).

Listing NGR: SO4430267885

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
149413
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Herefordshire III North West, (1934), 11
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Herefordshire, (1963), 221

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 Oct 2003
Reference: IOE01/11432/28
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Les White. Source Historic England Archive
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