CHURCH OF ST LAURENCE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1265703
Date first listed:
01-Feb-1967
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST LAURENCE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST LAURENCE

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

County:
Staffordshire
District:
Staffordshire Moorlands (District Authority)
Parish:
Warslow and Elkstones
National Park:
PEAK DISTRICT
National Grid Reference:
SK 08635 58640

Details

SK 05 NE WARSLOW AND ELKSTONES C.P. WARSLOW

4/151 Church of St. Laurence

1/2/67 - II

Parish Church. 1820 with additions of 1908 by Lynam and Sons. Rough faced ashlar with rusticated ashlar quoins to nave, porch and tower; clay tile roofs with coped verges on kneelers. 2 bay chancel; 4 bay nave; South transept; North vestry. South porch; West tower; mainly round headed windows and doors. Chancel: roll moulded windows: tripartite East window with raised keys and bracketed sill; circular light above with re-set datestone of 1631 over; buttresses to each side of East window. Nave: windows have raised keys, imposts and sills; moulded cornice and plain parapet. Door with rusticated surround to gabled South Porch dated 1970. South transept has 2 lights to South and lunette above dated 1908 on sill. West tower of 3 stages; West door with rusticated surround, square windows to ground floor; crenellated parapet and corner finials. Interior: Very wide round headed chancel arch with roll moulding, springing from moulded corbels; widely splayed pointed doorway to West tower. Plaster ceiling to nave with central roundel and suspended brass chandalier; open timber roof to chancel of 2 collars with raking struts in between braced from the upper collar; tie beam is braced from the wallplate. Fittings: Early C19 wooden West gallery; Romanesque font; roughly circular bowl with 4 roughly moulded strips attached; box pew in S.E. corner of nave and bench pews, all early C19; North and South windows of Chancel have decorative mosaic surrounds; 1 stained glass window of 1880 and 1 of 1920 both in nave, East window is 1910.

Listing NGR: SK0863558640

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
424161
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 31 May 2003
Reference: IOE01/09895/35
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ken Bourne. Source Historic England Archive
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