CHURCH OF ST ANDREW

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1204451
Date first listed:
09-Feb-1972
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST ANDREW, CHURCH LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST ANDREW, CHURCH LANE

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

County:
Warwickshire
District:
Stratford-on-Avon (District Authority)
Parish:
Stratford-upon-Avon
National Grid Reference:
SP 18481 54994

Details

STRATFORD-UPON-AVON

SP1854 CHURCH LANE, Shottery 604-1/5/302 (East side) 09/02/72 Church of St Andrew

GV II

Church. 1870. By Joseph Lattimore (or Lattimer). Brick with some blue brick diapering and ashlar dressings; slate roof. Single-vessel nave and chancel with apse; vestry projects east from north transept; south porch. C13 style details. Blue-brick-coped plinth and cornices; coped gables with kneelers. EXTERIOR: apse has canted end with corbelled gablet over 2-light plate tracery window with banded arch and sexfoil, and flanking windows of 2 trefoil-headed lights; some diapering and flush sill band. 4-bay nave has offset buttresses flanking windows of 3 single-chamfered trefoil-headed lights. Bellcote to east end has splayed base to diagonally-set open stage with slate fleche and large finial; roof has triangular louvred dormers. North side has gabled organ loft with shouldered lintel to entrance and additional bay to end, with plate tracery window, linked to vestry, which has north window as nave and straight-headed window to south. South side of nave has basement area and date stone to right of gabled porch with 2 small ?altered lights and left return entrance with shaped lintel and plank door. West end has 4-light plate tracery window with banded Florentine arch; iron finial. INTERIOR: simple hammer-beam roof with king posts; Florentine chancel arch on corbelled black shafts with rich carving; small window to north of apse has sill between carved stops and gable with angel corbels, crockets and fleuron, adjacent arch to organ loft. FITTINGS: timber reredos and brass altar rail on scrolly supports, similar fronts to choir stalls enclosed by low screens with pierced quatrefoils, and cusped arches to doors; timber pulpit has canted front with Moorish style lattice work panels and vine-trail cornice; 1872 font has plain bowl on hexagonal base with 3 twined fish forming shaft. STAINED GLASS: some C19 glass to apse, including head of Christ, and figure of St Cecilia to north of apse; one C20 window to north side of nave. (Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Warwickshire: Harmondsworth: 1966-: 397).

Listing NGR: SP1848154994

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
366189
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Wedgwood, A, The Buildings of England: Warwickshire, (1966), 397

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: 13 Apr 2001
Reference: IOE01/02770/16
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