CHURCH OF ST EDWARD

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1251111
Date first listed:
06-Jan-1966
Date of most recent amendment:
27-Jul-1985
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST EDWARD, WYLYE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST EDWARD, WYLYE ROAD

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

District:
Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Teffont
National Grid Reference:
ST 98916 32368

Details

ST 93 SE TEFFONT WYLYE ROAD (west side)

1/189 Church of St. Edward Formerly lisated as Chapel Church) 6.1.66

GV II*

Anglican parish church. C13 and C14. Rubble stone with dressed limestone, tiled roof with stone slates to eaves. Consists of nave and chancel under one roof, south porch. C14 gabled south porch has double chamfered pointed doorway, coped verges. Nave to left side has pair of lancets, to right are two pairs of lancets. East end has diagonal buttresses and group of three stepped cusped lancets. North side has pair of lancets either side of blocked pointed doorway. West end has diagonal buttresses and double bell-niche with arched heads. Interior: porch has original arch-braced collar-rafter roof, pointed inner doorway with ovolo-moulded arch, 4-bay nave roof has tie-beam and collar trusses with chamfered tie-beams and braced collars. Flagstone floors throughout. Blocked north doorway opposite south door with same ovolo-moulded arch. Early C16 wooden traceried chancel screen, one-bay chancel has plastered pointed barrel-vaulted ceiling. Pointed piscina on south wall with ovolo- moulded arch. C19 wooden pulpit and reading desk in C16 style. C12 cylindrical font on octagonal plinth, on north side of nave. C19 pews. To left of south door is reset fragment of Saxon cross with fine interlaced carving. Limestone Gothic-style wall tablet in chancel to William Lush of Deptford, died 1836; inscription records a charitable endowment of £50 for blankets for the poor. Church was a chapel of ease to Dinton until 1922 when it became a chapelry to Teffont Evias. Fine example of a simple, little- restored village church. (VCH, Wiltshire Vol 8, 1965.)

Listing NGR: ST9891632368

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
320415
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pugh, RB, Crittall, E, The Victoria History of the County of Wiltshire, (1965)

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: 20 Mar 2003
Reference: IOE01/10362/31
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