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County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SO 56837 63250


SO 56 SE; 8/31

LAYSTERS CP, Church of St Andrew



Parish church. C12 nave, C13 chancel and west tower, restored during late C19 when organ chamber and south porch added. Sandstone rubble with dressings of the same material, C20 tiled roof. West tower, nave with south porch and chancel with north organ chamber.

West tower: three stages with pyramidal roof, single restored lancets to south and west, square headed loop vents to bell stage, two to south and one to west. Nave: 2-light C19 traceried windows flank C19 south porch; C12 south doorway has moulded jambs and shouldered lintel with a roll moulding, semicircular-headed arch and plain tympanum. Two 2-light C19 windows to north side. Chancel: C19 trefoil headed light with label to south to right of blocked doorway with two-centred arched head and chamfered jambs. Three-light C19 east window.

INTERIOR: late C14 roof to nave of eight bays with arch-braced collar-beam trusses, moulded wall plates and two and a half tiers of cusped wind braces. Three-bay C17 roof to chancel with open arch-braced collar-beam trusses. Plain semicircular-headed tower arch. There is no chancel arch. Fittings: C12 font with circular tapering bowl on later base.

Listing NGR: SO5683863252


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Books and journals
Inventory of Herefordshire III North West, (1934), 103
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Herefordshire, (1963), 213


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: 06 Mar 2005
Reference: IOE01/13983/30
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Burrows. Source Historic England Archive
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