CHURCH OF ST ANDREW AND ST EUSTACHIUS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1198717
Date first listed:
16-Mar-1966
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST ANDREW AND ST EUSTACHIUS, CHURCH LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST ANDREW AND ST EUSTACHIUS, CHURCH LANE

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
Suffolk Coastal (District Authority)
Parish:
Hoo
National Grid Reference:
TM 25631 59267

Details

HOO CHURCH LANE TM 25 NE (West side) 5/77 Church of St. Andrew 16/3/66 and St. Eustachius GV II*

Church. C13 and C15 rubble flint with ashlar dressings and English bond brick. West tower, nave and chancel below one continuous roof, south- western porch. Tower: C15, of English bond brick. West face: diagonal buttresses which die back into the corners via 4 offsets. Slightly projecting plinth which dies back by an offset. Central ground floor window of 2 lights with Y-tracery of c.1300, reset in this position. Windows of 2 louvred lights above with chamfered surround and central brick mullion. Similar window to the belfry stage which also has a brick hood mould and rests on a brick band. Further band below the level of the parapet which is of brick and has an ashlar coping. North face: blank below the belfry opening, which is similar and has an angle buttress at left. South face: similar but with a canted staircase turret at right. Nave and chancel: projecting porch at left of centre with C20 double-doors at centre. Projecting plinth of red and yellow brick and rendered walling above. Blank walling to left of the porch and to right of it 3 bays, the window at left has 2 lights with trefoil ogee heads and a quatrefoil to the apex. To right of this are 2 windows of 2 lights with Y-tracery (some renewed) and between them a shoring buttress of C18 or C19 brick. The walling here is of rubble flint with some brick patching. North face: blank walling for most of its length. Shoring buttress to left of centre and at right of centre a 2-light window wih cusped ogee heads. To far right is a double-chamfered door surround. East face: Central window with 3 lights and interlacing tracery. Diagonal buttress at left and buttress with single offset below the window. Interior: Porch: Close-studded walling. Church door with wave moulding, chamfers and fillets and hollow chamfer. Nave and chancel: a series of tie beams one bearing the date 1595 in C18 script. Sedilia to one window ledge. Wafer cupboard to right of the altar with ogee moulded surround and hood mould with label stops. Early C19 communion rails with stick balusters. Rood loft staircase to one window embrasure. Font: Octagonal bowl and stem with 4 lions against stem alternating with buttresses. Angels with inerlacing wings below the bowl which has roses and angels bearing shields to its panelled sides.

Listing NGR: TM2563159267

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
286491
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 05 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/06658/25
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Brian Flint. Source Historic England Archive
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