CHURCH OF ST ANDREW

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1184023
Date first listed:
23-Mar-1960
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST ANDREW, STOCK LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST ANDREW, STOCK LANE

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

District:
Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Landford
National Grid Reference:
SU 26147 20165

Details

LANDFORD STOCK LANE SU 22 SE (east side) 8/163 Church of St. Andrew 23/3/60

GV II*

Anglican parish church. Cll, but almost entirely rebuilt 1858 by William Butterfield, north organ chamber 1882. English bond brick with bands of vitrified bricks, limestone dressings, tiled roof. Plan: nave, south aisle, south transept, chancel, north organ chamber and north porch. Gabled porch has timber-framed gable with wavy bargeboards, small lancets to sides. North side of nave has two 2-light geometric tracery windows with polychrome stone arches, moulded string course at sill level. Gabled organ chamber to left has diagonal buttresses and two cusped lancets and chamfered shouldered doorcase to north, lean-to to left has cusped lancets. East end has 3-light geometric tracery window with hoodmould and cross above in polychrome brickwork, angle buttresses. South side of chancel has 3-light plate tracery window. South transept has 2- light geometric window with hoodmould and tiny lights over, to left is lean-to with chamfered shouldered doorcase with strap hinges. South aisle has no south windows, catslide roof of two pitches, west end of aisle has cusped lancet. West end has two geometric windows and large central buttress carried up to octagonal bellcote with lancets and quatrefoils and oak-shingled conical roof. Interior: Porch has scissor-rafter,roof, reset late Cll doorway with shafts and simple volute capitals and nailhead ornament to abaci, round arch with roll, double C19 doors with decorative hinges. Nave has polychrome tiled floor, C12 sculpture with two figures, above door on north wall, 4½ bay roof with arch-braced collar, clasped purlins and arched windbracing. South aisle has two chamfered pointed arches on cylindrical C13-style pier. South transept has plastered wagon roof and fine collection of C18 memorial tablets, mostly to the Eyre family of Landford Manor (q.v.) such as a baroque marble on west wall with scrolled pediment to Elizabeth Eyre died 1758 and large marble on east wall with carved drapery and skull to Robert Eyre died 1793. Double- chamfered pointed chancel arch on half-conical corbels, 2-bay arched-braced collar roof and polychrome tile frieze to walls of chancel, south wall has sedilia and piscina. All fittings are by Butterfield, other than glass. Simple limestone octagonal font, wooden pulpit, pews and choir stalls, marble reredos of 1879. All windows with good stained glass, the east window of 1861 by Lavers and Barraud, the west windows also by them of 1858 and 1870, to designs of N. H. J. Westlake, tracery by J. M. Allen. Church rebuilt at a cost of £1490. (P. Thompson, William Butterfield, 1971,)

Listing NGR: SU2614720165

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
319722
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Thompson, P, William Butterfield Victorian Architect, (1971)

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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