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Stratford-on-Avon (District Authority)
Newbold Pacey
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SP 29891 57138



SP25NE NEWBOLD PACEY 1901-1/2/160 Church of St George 05/04/67


Church. C11. Rebuilt after fire 1880-2 by JL Pearson. Dressed coursed limestone with ashlar dressings; steeply pitched red old tile roofs with ornamental cresting. PLAN: 2-bay chancel with catslide vestry and organ loft; 3-bay nave with porch in 3-stage saddleback north-west tower and south transept and catslide south aisle. Early English style. Plain cornices; sill courses; windows have hood moulds with roughed-out stops; 3 iron gable crosses. EXTERIOR: chancel has stepped triplet of lancets to east end, with 2 lights with quatrefoil above to vestry; north side has gabled buttress between 3-light windows with lancet tracery; south side has entrance with 3 lights to left, 2 to right; truncated lateral stack to right. Nave north side has 2 3-light windows with lancet tracery. Tower has arch of 2 orders to porch with hood mould continued as sill course; re-set C12 inner doorway of single order with lattice diaper and interlacing to capitals and billet and cable mouldings to hood, mass dial to right; second stage has lancet, and cinquefoils to returns; bell-stage is recessed with sill course, clasping buttresses and corbel table; pairs of louvred bell-openings, and similar openings to gables; weathervane. West end has 4 lancets with sexfoil above; 2-light plate tracery to aisle. Transept has 3-light plate-tracery window; aisle has re-set C12 round-headed doorway with plain arch framed by roll moulding with bases and imposts with cable reeding, plank door with enriched strap hinges; 2 south windows as that to west. INTERIOR: arches have hoods with roughed-out stops. Chancel has waggon roof; 2-light arcade to vestry and organ loft; richly carved reredos: 3 ogival arches with St Michael and St George flanking Christ in Glory, flanking curtains. 2-bay south arcade on quatrefoil pier, with to east a cusped recess and segmental-pointed sedilia recess; chancel arch is richly moulded on triple shafts, with 2 low walls. Nave has arch-braced collars to crown post roof, ashlaring and ogee wind-braces; 2-bay arcade on round piers, with octagonal pier to west of transept arch; transept has east and west arches dying into jambs. FITTINGS: chancel has altar rail on wrought-iron posts and scrolls; hexagonal sanctuary lamp with pendant and brattishing; plain furniture. Nave has polygonal pulpit with moulded stone base and timber panels with blind tracery and deep cornice; timber lectern has eagle on wide base and octagonal shaft; font has octagonal bowl on stop-chamfered square pier with 4 squat free-standing shafts. MEMORIALS: Edward Carew, d.1668, and his infant daughter; re-set marble memorial to north wall with oval recess in good architectural setting has demi-figure with hand on heart, and baby on ledge in front, swan-necked pediment with armorial bearings to centre and sides, funeral helm and crest hang above. Group of re-set tablets to west wall includes William Little, d.1834; Grecian-style wall tablet with relief of Charity. STAINED GLASS: east window by Hardman and Co, panels in decorative setting; glass to west lights dated 1886 and 1890. Aisle has free-standing stove. Wood panel in porch records donation by Incorporated Church Building Society in 1880. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner, N & Wedgwood, A: Warwickshire: Harmondsworth: 1966-: 361-2; Shell Guides: Hickman D: Warwickshire: London: 1979-: 133; Victoria County Histories: Styles P: Victoria History of the County of Warwickshire: 1945-: 123).

Listing NGR: SP2989157138


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Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Warwick, (1945), 123
Pevsner, N, Wedgwood, A, The Buildings of England: Warwickshire, (1966), 361-2
Hickman, D, 'Shell Guides' in Warwickshire, (1979), 133


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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