CHURCH OF ST EDMUND (ROMAN CATHOLIC)

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1113304

Date first listed: 30-Mar-1999

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST EDMUND (ROMAN CATHOLIC), THE AVENUE

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST EDMUND (ROMAN CATHOLIC), THE AVENUE

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

District: City of Southampton (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: SU 42056 13006

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Details

SOUTHAMPTON SU 41 SW THE AVENUE

CHURCH OF ST EDMUND 983/10/10028 Roman Catholic Church

II

Roman Catholic church. 1889; by J W Lunn of Great Malvern. English bond red brick with stone dressings. Double Roman clay tile roofs with stone coped gables. PLAN: Nave; 5-bay N and S aisles, transeptal lady chapel and sacristy. A tower on the south side and a transept on the north side were planned, but were not built. Decorated style. EXTERIOR: The east (liturgical west) end has a large rose window with intricate Decorated tracery and a canopied Crucifix above, and moulded pointed arch doorway below in pentice flanked by large buttresses with weathered set-offs. The N and 5 aisles have 2-light windows with reticulated tracery and clerestoryabovewith3-lightcurve-tineartracerywindows. Bellcote on S side and short gabled transept (Lady Chapel) on N side with 5-light window set in large arch. The west (liturgical east) end has small rose window in gable of chance[. INTERIOR: Plastered walls with stone arcades, chancel arch and rear-arches. 5-bay N and 5 arcades with octagonal piers, moulded capitals and double-chamfered pointed arches. Tall narrow 2-bay chancel/lady Chapel arcade. large moulded chance[ arch with corbelled shafts. Nave has 10-bay arch-braced crown-post roof with three tiers of wind-braces. Chancel has 4-bay arch-braced roof. Ornate carved stone reredos with canopied niches with spires and pinnacles; sanctuary re-ordered and altar brought forward. lady Chapel has carved stone Gothic reredos and iron and brass Communion rail. Timber lady Chapel/Chance[ screen. C19 benches. C20 organ [oft installed at east (liturgical west) end. SOURCE: Buildings of England; p 519.



Listing NGR: SU4255313582

Legacy

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Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, (1967)

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