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Church of St Clodock

A Grade I Listed Building in Clodock, Hereford, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 51.942 / 51°56'31"N

Longitude: -2.9812 / 2°58'52"W

OS Eastings: 332648

OS Northings: 227513

OS Grid: SO326275

Mapcode National: GBR F7.MTBL

Mapcode Global: VH78N.8GT2

Plus Code: 9C3VW2R9+RG

Entry Name: Church of St Clodock

Listing Date: 26 January 1967

Last Amended: 26 January 1987

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1078150

English Heritage Legacy ID: 355384

Location: Longtown, County of Herefordshire, HR2

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Longtown

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Clodock and Longtown

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


6/75 Church of St Clodock



Parish church. C12 nave, C13 chancel, C15 west tower, minor C19 restoration.
Sandstone rubble with Welsh slate roof. West tower, nave with south porch,
chancel. West tower: three stages with embattled parapet; square-headed
light to ground stage, square-headed loop to middle stage and window with
two trefoil-headed lights to bell stage. Nave: south side: 2-light traceried
window to left, cusped semi-circular headed light, square-headed window with
three trefoiled-ogee headed lights and easternmost window, with three pointed
lights to right of south porch, possibly dating from C13 (RCHM) with plain
outer doorway, inner two-centred arch-headed doorway with chamfered jambs;
two semi-circular headed Norman windows survive in north wall of nave. Chancel:
square-headed 2-light window to right of slightly semi-circular headed doorway;
between the present door and window are traces of a former lancet window; a
C13 lancet window survives in north wall. C13 east window of three pointed
lights. Interior: late C12 wide 2-centred chancel arch of two chamfered
orders, scalloped capitals to shafts. Arch-braced roof with seven C16 moulded
tie-beams to nave, similar arch-braced roof to chancel, roof ceiled with C19
boarding throughout. Fittings: C13 font with curved circular bowl, round
shaft and base. West gallery and staircase c1700, with turned balusters,
C17 box pews with panelled sides and some with dates. Three-decker pulpit
with sounding board cl700. Late C17 communion rail, three sided with turned
balusters in chancel. Monuments in nave near pulpit a slab with funerary
inscription ascribed to C9. There are also remains of paintings on north
wall of nave and several other miscellaneous chests and tables. (RCHM Vol I,
p 179-180; BoE, p 103).

Listing NGR: SO3264627513

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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