CHURCH OF ST THOMAS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1301020
Date first listed:
09-Feb-1988
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST THOMAS, A44

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST THOMAS, A44

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

County:
Worcestershire
District:
Malvern Hills (District Authority)
Parish:
Rushwick
National Grid Reference:
SO 81291 54700

Details

RUSHWICK CP A 44 SO 85 SW Crown East 3/123 Church of St Thomas - II Church. Circa 1880. Brick with limestone dressings and slate roof. Comprises a nave, south porch with bell turret, lower chancel, and north vestry. Windows have flat heads. West window is of four pointed lights with engaged shafts. On the north side of the nave are three narrow single-light windows with shouldered, cinquefoiled, and ogee heads. The south wall has two windows of two lights. The right-hand one has trefoiled lights, the left-hand one shouldered lights. Between them is a porch of timber on a brick and stone base. It has an outer pointed arch formed by timber braces, a cambered tie-beam, and a boarded king-post truss. The bellcote is of square plan and is slated below the bell openings, which are of timber with tracery decoration. Above is a steeply-pitched shingled roof with iron finial. To the right of the porch is a timber dormer window with carved bargeboards and four trefoiled lights. In the south wall of the chancel are two one-light windows, with shouldered and trefoiled heads. The east window has a pointed head with Geometrical tracery and is of three pointed lights. Interior: nave roof has scissor-braced rafters and trusses with arch-braced collars and V-struts. The chancel arch is pointed and chamfered. The font, said to be found in a farmyard on the site of the Church of St Cuthbert at Lower Wick, appears to be C12. It is partly restored and is carved with figures within a continuous arcade of round arches with chevron decoration separated by pilasters.

Listing NGR: SO8129154700

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
153441
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: 12 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/08673/16
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Richard Sabey. Source Historic England Archive
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