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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1374205



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

County: Staffordshire

District: Stafford

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Swynnerton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 24-Jan-1967

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 272376

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SWYNNERTON SWYNNERTON 1. 5373 Church of St Mary SJ 83 NE 5/14 24.1.67. I 2. The core is C12. Aisles were added in C13 and the chancel was rebuilt at this period. South chapel added in C14 and the tower built against the C12 front with its Norman doorway in C15. Norman west doorway also in the tower, probably re-set. Heavy restoration in C19 when the clerestory was added and the roofs renewed. In the chapel a notable large stone seated figure of Christ of late C13 work, found under the floor. Triple sedilia in chancel and chapel. C15 chancel screen. Defaced effigy of a cross-legged knight (probably Sir John Swynnerton, circa 1264) in recess on south side of chancel. Good east window by Powell, 1864, designed by Sedding. Graded for both architectural and historic interest.

Listing NGR: SJ8522335502

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National Grid Reference: SJ 85229 35503


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