CHURCH OF ST SAVIOUR'S ON THE CLIFF INCLUDING CHURCH HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1212831
Date first listed:
14-Feb-1992
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST SAVIOUR'S ON THE CLIFF INCLUDING CHURCH HALL, QUEEN'S ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST SAVIOUR'S ON THE CLIFF INCLUDING CHURCH HALL, QUEEN'S ROAD

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

District:
Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Shanklin
National Grid Reference:
SZ 58454 81323

Details

SHANKLIN SZ5881 QUEEN'S ROAD 1352-0/8/206 Church of St Saviour's on the Cliff incl Church Hall GV II

Church and church hall. Earliest part of 1869 by Thomas Hellyer of Ryde in Early English style comprized nave, chancel, vestry and organ chamber. In 1871 the south aisle and porch were added and in 1876 the north aisle and church hall were added. The tower and spire were completed in 1887 and the Galilee porch and baptistery-added in 1905 by W O Milne. Built of Isle of Wight stone rubble, except for bapistry, Galilee porch and tower, which are of ashlar, with tiled roof. 4 bay nave with lower 2 bay chancel, north and south aisles, south porch, semi-circular baptistery to south-west linked by Galilee porch to north-west tower with spire. Nave has clerestorey windows of alternate quatrefoil and cinquefoil lights flanked by lancets. South aisle has buttresses and 3 triple lancets. West gable with sexfoil window above and 2 double trefoliated lancets below with small quatrefoils above. North aisle has 3 pointed arched windows with trefoils under hood moulding and 2 lancets to end bay. Chancel has 2 double trefoliated windows with large quatrefoils above. Gable with cross-shaped saddlestone. Double plinth. South porch gabled with pointed arched entry with dwarf columns and wooden arch braced roof. Baptistery apsidal-ended with buttresses and lancet windows. Galilee porch has central porch with round-headed arch dying into buttresses flanked by triple lancet windows. North-west tower of 4 stages changes from square to octagonal in final stage and has stepped buttresses, semi-circular stair turret to soutn-west, tall lancets to bell chamber and elaborate stone spire with bands of carving surmounted by iron weathervane and with . Elaborate gargoyle waterspouts. Porch with pointed arch with dogtooth ornament and triple attached columns. 2nd stage has 2 plain lancets and 3rd stage has arched recess with 3 lancets. Interior: baptistery has an elaborate stone font with octagonal bowl supported on 4 granite columns with wooden font cover. nave has arches on circular columns, boarded arch-braced roof resting on stone corbels and elaborate carved oak pulpit dating from 1903. War memorial altar by Macdonald Grill 1921. Chancel has oak screen and stalls of 1902 and boarded arch braced roof Sanctuary has marble and gold reredos of 1876 depicting the Ascension and marble and mosaic walls dating from 1914. Triple sedilia. Church hall attached to north of 1876. Built of Isle of Wight stone rubble with tiled roof. L-shaped. West elevation has hipped 4-light dormer and tiled and wooden verandah. South elevation has 2 scallop-tiled gables with moulded wooden bargeboards containing triplemullioned and transomed casements. Tiled verandah supported on 5 stone piers. Gable end has 4-light mullioned and transomed window under flat relieving arch. (Buildings of England:Lloyd D:Hampshire and the Isle of Wight:769) .

Listing NGR: SZ5845481323

This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 25 October 2017.

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
310240
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, (1967), 769
Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 25 October 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/197337
War Memorials Register, accessed 25 October 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/21851

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: 26 Jun 2003
Reference: IOE01/10332/27
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr A. B. Cooke. Source Historic England Archive
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