CHURCH OF ST ANDREW

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1181917
Date first listed:
18-Feb-1952
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST ANDREW, AMESBURY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST ANDREW, AMESBURY ROAD

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

District:
Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Shrewton
National Grid Reference:
SU 07349 43115

Details

SHREWTON AMESBURY ROAD, Rollestone SU 04 SE (off west side) 3/225 Church of St. Andrew 18/2/52 GV II* - Anglican parish church. Early C13 nave, mid-C13 chancel, restoration of 1845. Limestone and flint chequers, tiled roof with coped verge to west, timber bellcote. Consists of nave, small chancel, south porch and bellcote over west end. Gabled south porch has coped verge to tiled roof, C19 Tudor-arched doorway has hoodmould with foliated terminals. To right is large 4-light Perpendicular window of c1500 with hoodmould with carved head terminals, east gable of nave has cusped wooden barge boards. South side of chancel has single lancet, east end has C19 2-light pointed window with hoodmould and small lancet over, north side has single lancet with hoodmould. North side of nave is rendered and has one fine 3-light Perpendicular window of c1400, with hoodmould and carved head terminals, to right is blocked chamfered pointed doorway. West end has one 2-light C16 window with cusped lights and square head, above is one small lancet. Interior: Plain plastered walls and stone floor. Nave has very shallow pitched ceiling on C16 cambered moulded beams, chancel has pointed barrel-vaulted roof. Double-chamfered chancel arch on C19 carved head corbels. Fine fittings include early C13 cylindrical font with Cl7 crown cover, C17 pews have wainscot-panelled backs, Cl7 bench ends with fine strapwork and reeded decoration and semi- circular heads were brought here from St. Catherine at Haydon in Dorset in 1981. C17 communion rails with turned balusters. Heraldic stained glass is said to be Cl7. (N. Pevsner, Buildings of England: Wiltshire, 1975. Unpublished records of RCHM (England), Salisbury).

Listing NGR: SU0734943115

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
319833
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N , The Buildings of England: Wiltshire, (1975)

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: 08 Feb 2002
Reference: IOE01/07979/27
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