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County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Hampton Bishop
National Grid Reference:
SO 55886 38011


SO 53 NE; 5/79


Church of St Andrew




Parish church. C12 with C13 and C14 additions and alterations, early C19 and early C20 restorations. Coursed sandstone rubble, ashlar dressings with tiled roof, timber-framed upper stage to tower. Nave, north tower and north porch, north-east aisle (now forming organ chamber), south porch; chancel with north chapel.

South front, nave: raised verges, restored 3- light window with trefoil headed lights and tracery to left, similar window and 2-light C13 window to right of C19 gabled porch with coat of arms in gable; inner C12 doorway with semi-circular-headed relieving arch with label and chevron and dog-tooth ornament, plain masonry tympanum and decorated lintel below with diapering and scale ornament, plain jambs with chamfered brackets supporting lintel; chancel with buttress at junction with nave and further buttress to east end, altered ogee-headed light to left and window with two trefoil-headed lights to right of doorway with chamfered jambs and 2-centred head; north tower, four stages with square pyramidal spire, semicircular-headed lights to lower stages, pair of similar lights to third stage, timber-framed bell stage with close-studding and bracing to upper part, clock faces to north and south, hipped lucarnes to north and south of spire.

INTERIOR: trussed rafter roof throughout, possibly of C14 to nave, north aisle and north chapel, C15 or C16 roof to chancel. Five-bay nave with tower to north of central bay, two-bay arcade to north aisle of two chamfered orders, central drum piers, semi-circular respond to east and square to west with moulded capitals; chancel arch, squat semi-circular-headed archway with moulded label, square responds with moulded imposts. Two-bay chancel with north archway to chapel, semi-circular-headed arch of two orders, both chamfered, inner semi-circular respond with scallop capital to east, plain to west respond. Fittings: C15 stone reredos to east wall of north chapel is of seven bays with central and outer bays of wider proportions and carried to full height each with baldacchino canopy. C13 font, plain circular bowl with cylindrical stem and chamfered base; wooden hexagonal pulpit retaining C17 decorated panels.

Listing NGR: SO5588738009


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Books and journals
Inventory of Herefordshire II East, (1932), 85
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Herefordshire, (1963), 141


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: 19 Oct 2002
Reference: IOE01/06528/12
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Jeff Andrews. Source Historic England Archive
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