CHURCH OF ST GEORGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1383558
Date first listed:
12-Nov-1954
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST GEORGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST GEORGE

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Milson
National Grid Reference:
SO 63956 72819

Details

MILSON

SO67SW Church of St George 582-1/5/149 12/11/54

GV II*

Church. C12 nave and chancel, restored mid C19, C13 tower. Stone rubble with ashlar dressings. Plain-tile roofs with ashlar-coped east gable, slate tower roof. PLAN: chancel, nave with south porch, west tower. EXTERIOR: chancel with C19 east window of 3 stepped lancets and a quatrefoil within a circle. C12 round-headed lancets on north and south walls. C19 diagonal ashlar buttresses with offsets. Nave: north wall with tall cusped lancet to left, 2 C12 round-headed lancets and north door with stepped stone lintel to right. South wall with tall cusped lancet to right, C12 flat-headed slit window to centre. Doorway to left with round arch of 2 orders with plain abaci, hoodmould, single shafts with plain bases, large waterleaf capital to west, scalloped capital to east. Old cross-boarded door. C19 stepped buttress each end of wall. South porch with tiled gabled roof with opening, and C14 arch-braced truss with jowled post, cambered tie beam, and framed arcade set on high stone plinth. Tower: tall round-headed lancet to west. Shingled upper stage with louvred bell-opening on each face, with pyramid slate roof. INTERIOR: chancel with C19 2-bay single-purlin roof with 2 arched hammerbeam trusses. Large high square-headed chancel opening. Nave: 3-bay twin trenched-purlin roof with chamfered purlins, old rafters and later applied windbraces. Rafters inset with old panels. 4 twin raking-strut trusses with cambered tie beams incorporating arched brace and wall posts on corbels. Double chamfered soffit to tie beam. Pointed tower arch with 2 orders on single-chamfered imposts. C16 2-tiered pulpit with carved square ornamental panels.





Listing NGR: SO6395672819

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
483990
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: 21 Aug 2007
Reference: IOE01/16906/18
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