CHURCH OF ST CONSTANTINE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1294695
Date first listed:
27-Feb-1964
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST CONSTANTINE

Map

Ordnance survey map of CHURCH OF ST CONSTANTINE
© Crown Copyright and database right 2020. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2020. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1294695.pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 25-Feb-2020 at 15:16:21.

Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST CONSTANTINE

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

County:
Staffordshire
District:
Lichfield (District Authority)
Parish:
Thorpe Constantine
National Grid Reference:
SK 25926 08738

Details

SK 2508 THORPE CONSTANTINE C.P. THORPE CONSTANTINE

12/71 Church of St. Constantine 27.2.64

GV II

Estate church. Mainly 1883, incorporating some medieval, probably C14 material. By J. Oldrid Scott. Ashlar; plain tile roof with coped verges. West tower, 3-bay nave, 2-bay chancel, north-east vestry. Tower: probably C14 with later alterations, 3 stages with plain parapet and recessed stone spire; C19 pointed west doorway of 2 orders on colonettes with stiff leaf capitals, the inner order is hollow chamfered, the outer roll-moulded, hood mould with foliated stops; the second stage has single-light north and south windows with trefoiled heads, pointed belfry lights with Y-tracery and returned hood moulds; the spire has pointed lower lights with Y-tracery and tall crocketed triangular gablets, flanked by gargoyles and surmounted by foliated finials. Nave and chancel: continuous plinth string stepped down from east to west, buttresses to east ends of nave and chancel, the latter are diagonally placed; pointed windows with cusped Y-tracery and hood moulds, 3-light east window with cusped intersecting tracery; cast iron guttering and rain water heads decorated with foliage and rosettes. Vestry: 2-light transomed north window with trefoiled heads and hood mould, west door with corbelled lintel. Interior: segmental pointed tower arch, probably C14; pointed chancel arch of 2 quarter-round moulded orders, the inner order springs from corbelled responds with moulded capitals; collar and tie beam nave roof with cusped arch braces rising to the collar from stone corbels, central strut between tie beam and collar with cusped up-braces, square-set clasped purlins; blind arcades to north and south walls of chancel, keel moulded shafts with moulded capitals and bases and pointed arches with quarter-round moulding; east window has a cusped rere arch springing from colonettes with moulded capitals and bases; barrel ceiling with foliated bosses over the chancel. Fittings: C19 octagonal marble font.

Listing NGR: SK2592608738

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
272824
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

Images of England

Images of England was a photographic record of every listed building in England, created as a snap shot of listed buildings at the turn of the millennium. These photographs of the exterior of listed buildings were taken by volunteers between 1999 and 2008. The project was supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Date: 04 Oct 2002
Reference: IOE01/01141/30
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Dave Jones. Source Historic England Archive
Archive image, may not represent current condition of site.
To view this image please use Firefox, Chrome, Safari, or Edge.

Your Contributions

Do you know more about this entry?

The following information has been contributed by users volunteering for our Enriching The List project. For small corrections to the List Entry please see our Minor Amendments procedure.

The information and images below are the opinion of the contributor, are not part of the official entry and do not represent the official position of Historic England. We have not checked that the contributions below are factually accurate. Please see our terms and conditions. If you wish to report an issue with a contribution or have a question please email [email protected].