CHURCH OF ST MARY (ROMAN CATHOLIC)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1255021
Date first listed:
24-Feb-1993
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY (ROMAN CATHOLIC), WEST STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY (ROMAN CATHOLIC), WEST STREET

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

County:
Warwickshire
District:
Warwick (District Authority)
Parish:
Warwick
National Grid Reference:
SP 27960 64565

Details

The following Building shall be added:-

WARWICK

SP 2764 WEST STREET

8/10004 CHURCH OF ST MARY Roman Catholic Church

GV II

Roman Catholic church. 1859-60 by Edward Welby Pugin. Red brick with stone dressings. Slate roof with gabled west end and semi-conical east end. PLAN: Nave with gallery at west end, apsidal sanctuary and North and South aisles with east chapels. High Victorian Gothic style. EXTERIOR: The west gable has large plate-tracery rose window in moulded pointed arch flanked by buttresses , quadruple pointed arch windows below and statue niche to right, the whole west front is divided by broad stone bands, the lowest band continues into gallery turret on right and on left pointed arch doorway into end of lean-to aisle. On the sides above the aisles sexfoil clerestory windows. On ridge set back behind the west gable a timber bellcote with a slate spire with a wrought iron cross. Similar crosses over apse and galley stair tower. INTERIOR: Is lighted from the clerestory and west window only and the nave and apse are in one and have an arched brace roof on corbels with exposed purlins and rafters. Plastered walls with painted decoration. 3-bay N & S arcades with moulded pointed arches on circular piers. Painted bands above arcades continue into apse where there are painted roundels of the Saints by Alphege Pippet of Hardman and Co. High in apse a sexfoil window in a pointed arch flanked by cusped lancets with colonettes. The clerestory windows have pointed rear arches. At the west end a timber gallery with organ. Painted stations of the cross in blind aisle windows. Sanctuary reordered. Carved stone altar panel depicting the last supper and stone reredos with angels in arcade. Stone Polygonal pulpit. Benches complete. Stained glass by Tony Drury.

Listing NGR: SP2796064565

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
458603
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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