CHURCH OF ST MARY AND ST MILBURGH

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1301324
Date first listed:
30-Jul-1959
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY AND ST MILBURGH, MAIN STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY AND ST MILBURGH, MAIN STREET

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

County:
Worcestershire
District:
Wychavon (District Authority)
Parish:
Offenham
National Grid Reference:
SP 05314 46221

Details

OFFENHAM CP MAIN STREET (west side) SP 0446 - SP 0546

11/149 Church of St Mary and St Milburgh 30.7.59

GV II*

Parish church. C15 tower, remainder built 1861-2 by F Preedy. West tower, nave, north aisle, chancel. Coursed lias rubble with ashlar dressings and tile roof. West tower to two stages with diagonal buttresses, crenellated parapet with crocketted pinnacles and gargoyles below. Belfry openings of two ogee trefoiled heads under square label. Ground stage has a small west window with ogee head and a crocketted label. Nave of four bays with south porch to western bay, a gabled stone proch with a 2-centred arch. Two windows of two pointed lights under 2-centred heads to east, third window of three lights under 2-centred head. Chancel: with two trefoiled lights under a 2-centred head to west, a trefoiled lancet to east. East window of three trefoiled lights under 2-centred head with label. North aisle of four bays, divided by stepped buttresses, inner two having windows of two 2-centred lights, outer bays with trefoiled lancets. Interior: nave has C15 tower arch which has a 2-centred arch, spandrels filled with foliage below square label. North arcade of four bays with circular and octagonal columns to 2-centred arches of two orders. Chancel-arch, 2-centred of two orders, inner order on respond shafts. Roofs: nave of four bays with arch-braced collar trusses on stone corbels. Aisle roof, four bays, has collars with scissors-braces to trusses. Chancel of three bays, similar to nave. Fittings: octagonal C15 front with quatrefoil side panels. (VCH, 2, p 423; BoE, p 288 Gordon Barnes, Frederick Preedy, Evesham, 1984, P47.

Listing NGR: SP0531446221

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
148753
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Worcester, (1906), 423
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Worcestershire, (1968), 288

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 Oct 2001
Reference: IOE01/05825/25
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Harnwell. Source Historic England Archive
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