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Wyre Forest (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SO 82419 72217



SO8272 WILDEN LANE, Wilden 589-1/4/97 (East side) 05/07/50 Church of All Saints


Church. 1880. By W.F. Hopkins. Brick with stone dressings and plain tiled roof. Late C13 Gothic style. Nave with western bellcote and chancel without structural division. Doorway in ornately carved timber south porch, with traceried spandrels and panels above the entrance arch. South door itself has plain roll moulded stone arch. Blue brick plinth and sill band to butressed south wall, stone dressings to windows, which are lancets, arranged singly or paired, with plain trefoils to nave, cusped to chancel. Taller window in gable marks the junction of nave and chancel. Central buttress in west wall, between paired lancet windows with quatrefoil heads, and bellcote corbelled out on a stone arch with quatrefoil light. Projecting coped gable in north wall with Decorated window. Chancel roof sweeps over vestry to north. Decorated east window. Interior is also exposed brick with blue brick bands and stone dressings. Painted texts on dado band, and over south doorway. Although there is no chancel arch, the distinction between nave and chancel is marked by different roof detailing: the basic roof structure is a series of cross-braced trusses with wrought-iron ties, but in the chancel, these have additional hammer beam supports, with traceried panels and quatrefoils in the spandrels. The slope of the roof between the trusses is also embellished with quatrefoiled wind braces. Paired hammered coronae to chancel. There is a complete scheme of glazing by Morris and Company, installed between 1900-1925 in commemoration of the family of Alfred Baldwin. The designs use earlier cartoons by Sir Edward Burne Jones, Ford Maddox Brown and William Morris. South and north lancets lights each contain a single figure (saints and virtues), set against a foliate ground. East window has Christ with children in central light, flanked by St George and St Martin, with small narrative scenes of angels below. West window has angels playing musical instruments. The church was endowed by Alfred Baldwin, whose wife was the sister of Lady Burne Jones. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner; Sewter: Catalogue of Glass by Burne Jones: 1975-: 203-4).

Listing NGR: SO8241972217


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Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Worcestershire, (1968)
Sewter, A C, Catalogue of Glass by Burne Jones, (1975), 203-4


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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Date: 15 Aug 1999
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