CHURCH OF ST LAURENCE AND ATTACHED RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1202794

Date first listed: 15-Apr-1954

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST LAURENCE AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, CHURCHYARD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST LAURENCE AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, CHURCHYARD

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

District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Ludlow

National Grid Reference: SO 51160 74712

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History

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Details

The entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 27 June 2017.

SO5174 825-1/1/222

LUDLOW CHURCHYARD Church of St Laurence and attached railings

(Formerly listed as Church of St Lawrence and attached railings)

15/04/54 GV I Parish Church. Mainly C15, with C13 and C14 fragments. Restored by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, and Sir A Blomfield. Ashlar sandstone; coursed rubble; lead roof.

Nave and aisles, transept, chancel, chancel chapels and north vestry. C13 south doorway; C14 hexagonal south porch, north aisle and north and south transepts; C15 features include the nave and arcade, with clerestory and rich timber roof; chancel, transepts and crossing; crossing tower.

INTERIOR: c1447 stalls, altered C19, with fine misericords; rood screen; stained glass, much restored; monuments to Sir Robert Townshend 1581 and wife, Edmund Walter 1592 and wife, Edward Woties 1635, Ambrosia Sydney 1580, Theophilus Salway 1760, Sir John Brydgeman 1637 and wife, Dame Mary Eure 1612 and husband 1616. The largest parish church in Shropshire, 203ft long with tower 135ft tall.

Listing NGR: SO5116074705

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 389846

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Cranage, DHS , An Architectural Account of the Churches of Shropshire, (1908), 105-140

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