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Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
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SU 15932 26044



5/149 Church of St. Andrew



Anglican church. C12 and C13, rebuilt 1854-5 by T. H. Wyatt. Knapped flint with limestone dressings and some brick banding, tiled roof with coped verges and finials. Consists of rebuilt 3- bay nave, south aisle, chancel and Lady Chapel and south porch and south west tower of 1854, with north vestry and organ chamber remodelled in 1933. Gabled south porch has inner and outer pointed doorways with hood mould and foliated terminals. South aisle has one pair of cusped Iancets and a single cusped lancet with stone crucifix and 1914-18 war memorial between. Lady Chapel has pair of C13 cusped lancets and pair of trefoiled lancets, east window of chapel is pair of cusped lancets. East window of chancel is 3-light Geometric style with hood mould and foliated terminals. Vestry has 2-light C16 style window to east and 3-light C16 style window, chamfered square-headed door and single light to north side, west window is single cusped lancet. North side of nave has three 2-light Geometric style windows, all with hood moulds and foliated terminals. West window of nave is 2-light in Geometric style with hood mould and foliated terminals, multifoil circular window over. 3-stage tower has pointed west door with hood mould and foliated terminals, lancet to 2nd stage and 2-light pointed unglazed window with plate tracery to north, west and south sides of 3rd stage, battlement parapet. Interior: 3-bay nave has arch-braced collar truss roof on stone corbels. South arcade consists of two double-chamfered pointed arches on cylindrical piers, of C13, south aisle has collar rafter roof. Chancel arch is double chamfered and springs from square piers with unusual palm-carved capitals, possibly C17, chancel has braced collar-rafter roof. 2-bay Lady Chapel has two chamfered pointed arches on square piers of late C12 leading to chancel, and barrel-vaulted roof, plain piscina on south wall. Two double- chamfered pointed arches lead to vestry of 1933 from chancel. Fittings include original Victorian pews. Some fine wall tablets include slate memorial to Charles Hartshorne died 1644, large white marble memorial with tWo classical female figures to John Batt of New Hall (died 1831) by Sir R. Westmacott on south wall of nave, and several tablets to Batt family in Lady Chapel and nave such as one to Martha Batt died 1765 signed by F. Brown of Salisbury. Late C19 stained glass in Lady Chapel, east window is signed by Christopher Webb, 1937. The church has never been a parish church, but was a Medieval chapel of ease. (N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Wiltshire, 1975).

Listing NGR: SU1593226044

This List entry has been amended to add the source for War Memorials Online. This source was not used in the compilation of this List entry but is added here as a guide for further reading, 27 October 2017.


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Pevsner, N , The Buildings of England: Wiltshire, (1975)
War Memorials Online, accessed 27 October 2017 from


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: 09 Dec 2001
Reference: IOE01/05293/34
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Mark Geraghty. Source Historic England Archive
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