FORMER CHURCH OF ST GEORGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1207884
Date first listed:
16-Jul-1949
Statutory Address:
FORMER CHURCH OF ST GEORGE, ST GEORGE'S PARADE

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Location

Statutory Address:
FORMER CHURCH OF ST GEORGE, ST GEORGE'S PARADE

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

District:
City of Wolverhampton (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SO 91770 98358

Details

WOLVERHAMPTON

SO9198SE ST GEORGE'S PARADE 895-1/14/310 (East side) 16/07/49 Former Church of St George

II

Former Anglican church, now part of supermarket. 1830. By James Morgan (a partner of John Nash). Ashlar; slate roof. Rectangular plan with west steeple. Classical style. Top frieze and cornice with blocking course, windows have small-paned glazing. East facade has centre pedimented chancel projection with flanking single-storey re-entrant blocks. Sill band, top pediment, breaking pediment to nave. Central Venetian window with antae and small-paned glazing, louvred lunette over; nave has blind round-headed windows with archivolts. Re-entrant blocks have entrances with architraves and consoled cornices, C20 doors. South facade of 2 storeys and 7 bays: segmental-headed windows to ground floor and round-headed windows with archivolts to 1st floor; 1st bay treated as west facade. North facade retains similar 1st-floor windows. West facade has centre breaking forward under tower: ground-floor entablature; end angle pilasters and paired Doric columns flanking centre. Central round-headed entrance with imposts, archivolt and console keystone, flanking entrances have architraves and consoled cornices and windows over; fielded panels to 1st floor, central window has architrave and consoled cornice; return has architraved blind windows. 2-stage tower has sill band and angle pilaster strips to 2nd stage, top cornice and balustraded parapet; roundels to 1st stage, 2nd stage has architraved windows with cornices, clock faces above with flanking consoles; balustraded parapet and needle spire. INTERIOR gutted. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Staffordshire: London: 1974-: P.315).

Listing NGR: SO9177098358

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
378551
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Staffordshire, (1974), 315

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: 15 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/02904/24
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr GW Tanner. Source Historic England Archive
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