CHRIST CHURCH

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1365505
Date first listed:
10-Jul-1978
Statutory Address:
CHRIST CHURCH

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHRIST CHURCH

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

District:
Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Tidcombe and Fosbury
National Grid Reference:
SU 31421 58609

Details

TIDCOMBE AND FOSBURY FOSBURY SU 35 NW 10/206 Christ Church 10.7.78 GV II* Anglican Parish church. 1854-6, by S.S. Teulon. Flint with Bath stone dressings, tiled roof. Nave and chancel in 1 vessel. South- west porch with steeple. North chancel vestry. 6 bays. Entrance under tower; ogee hood with vine leaf crockets, double nook shafts and naturalistic foliage capitals. Tower buttresses gabled. Windows 2-light with varied Decorated tracery and relieving arches of alternating tile and glazed brick. Chancel buttresses gabled. 5-light east window, 4-light west window. Ashlar panel below east end. Tower of 3 stages, bellstage with pierced transennae. Tall machicolated parapet with carved panels. Octagonal stair tower in re-entrant against nave, rises to spirelet engorged with crown. Interior: 6 bay open timber roof, trusses bracketed to wall corbels in nave, hammer beam to 2 trusses of chancel which also have scalloped windbraces. Chancel raised 2 steps. Inscription over windows, these with grisaille glass. Fittings: Font, stone, octagonal, with small bowl. Furniture: Pulpit, reading desk, choir stalls and pews, and communion rail all oak. Altar removed. The church is redundant.

Listing NGR: SU3142158609

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
310930
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: 04 Jan 2002
Reference: IOE01/05990/17
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Graham J Greaves. Source Historic England Archive
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