CHURCH OF ST ANDREW

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1166945
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:
Laysters
National Grid Reference:
SO 56837 63250

Details

SO 56 SE; 8/31

LAYSTERS CP, Church of St Andrew

11.6.59

I

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
150521
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

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: 06 Mar 2005
Reference: IOE01/13983/30
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