CHURCH OF ST EDWARD

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1366638
Date first listed:
10-Mar-1986
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST EDWARD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST EDWARD

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Condover
National Grid Reference:
SJ 47649 02931

Details

SJ 40 SE CONDOVER C.P. DORRINGTON

9/90 Church of St Edward -

GV II

Parish church. 1845 (datestone on west tower) by Edward Haycock. Limestone ashlar, machine tile roofs with moulded eaves cornices and coped verges. Nave, chancel, west tower with spire, north and south transepts and north and south vestries. Narrow tower in 4 stages, openwork parapet and crocketed corner pinnacles above corbel table, short octagonal stone spire; windows all broad lancets with hoodmoulds, single to third (south) and fourth stages, paired to second, pointed double-chamfered west door with carved heads as label stops. Broad nave in 5 bays with short gabled transepts projecting from fourth bay from west; windows all broad lancets linked by continuous hoodmould to nave. Short chancel has gabled vestries on north and south linked to transepts by short passage-ways; plain Gothic-style east window of 3 lights with carved heads as label stops. Interior: plain mid-C19 appearance; hammerbeam roof to nave in 5 bays with 2-bay arch-braced roof to chancel, narrow pointed tower arch behind west gallery and chancel arch broader on corbelled responds; fittings and furnishings nearly all mid-C19 or later, small octagonal mid-C19 font in south transept and late C19 stained glass in east window, transepts and third window from west on south side of nave; part mosaic floor to sanctuary and two C18 hatchments hang on north and south walls of nave. Monument: wall memorial to founder of church, John Thomas Hope (died 1854), on south side of nave. The parish of Dorrington was created from part of Condover in mid-C19. B.o.E., p.122; D.H.S. Cranage, The Churches of Shropshire, Part 6 (1903), p. 489.

Listing NGR: SJ4764902931

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
259392
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Cranage, DHS , An Architectural Account of the Churches of Shropshire, (1908), 489
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Shropshire, (1958), 122

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: 09 Aug 2003
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