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

County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Stretton Grandison
National Grid Reference:
SO 63285 44073


SO 64 SW; 5/158


Church of St Lawrence




Parish church. C14 rebuilding of earlier C12 structure. C17 porch, restored mid-C19 with addition of north vestry. Coursed and squared sandstone rubble, ashlar dressings, slate roofs. West tower, nave with south porch and chancel with north vestry.

West tower: three stages with diagonal buttressing, embattled parapet and octagonal spire, window of single trefoiled light to south of second stage, single ogee-headed lights to vents of belfry stage. Nave: three bays, one window with two trefoiled ogee-headed lights and quatrefoil to left and two similar windows to right of gabled south porch with chamfered inner doorway, similar arrange- ment to north with blocked door. Chancel: two bays, square-headed window to left with two trefoiled ogee-headed lights, single trefoiled ogee-headed light to right flanking square-headed doorway with moulded jambs.

INTERIOR: C15 trussed-rafter roof, blocked doorway in east wall of nave to former rood loft with traces of upper doorway also visible; chancel arch of two chamfered orders, inner dying onto responds. Fittings: restored C14 font, hexagonal bowl with quatrefoil panel to each facet, plain stem and base. C15 pulpit, four-sided with trefoiled and cusped heads to panels with further traceried details. Monuments: Hopton memorial on north wall of chancel, wall tablet, 1668, sandstone and alabaster broken pediment supported by twisted columns with Ionic capitals, two central inscription panels with semicircular heads, further swag and cherub head enrichments, commemorates Edward Hopton, died 1668, and Deborah Hatton, his second wife died 1702; south wall of nave, Taylor memorial, wall tablet, 1676, sandstone enriched border with cherub head commemorates John Taylor, died 1676. Fragment of wall painting depicting St Christopher above south door.

Listing NGR: SO6328444071


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

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Date: 28 May 2003
Reference: IOE01/10639/34
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