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Latitude: 50.915 / 50°54'53"N
Longitude: -1.4031 / 1°24'11"W
OS Eastings: 442056
OS Northings: 113007
OS Grid: SU420130
Mapcode National: GBR RQT.DT
Mapcode Global: FRA 76YP.96J
Entry Name: Church of St Edmund (Roman Catholic)
Listing Date: 30 March 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1113304
English Heritage Legacy ID: 473471
Location: Southampton, SO17
County: City of Southampton
Electoral Ward/Division: Bevois
Built-Up Area: Southampton
Traditional County: Hampshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire
Church of England Parish: Southampton City Centre St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Winchester
SU 41 SW THE AVENUE
CHURCH OF ST EDMUND
983/10/10028 Roman Catholic Church
Roman Catholic church. 1889; by J W Lunn of Great Malvern. English bond red brick with stone dressings. Double Roman clay tile roofs with stone coped gables. PLAN: Nave; 5-bay N and S aisles, transeptal lady chapel and sacristy. A tower on the south side and a transept on the north side were planned, but were not built. Decorated style. EXTERIOR: The east (liturgical west) end has a large rose window with intricate Decorated tracery and a canopied Crucifix above, and moulded pointed arch doorway below in pentice flanked by large buttresses with weathered set-offs. The N and 5 aisles have 2-light windows with reticulated tracery and clerestoryabovewith3-lightcurve-tineartracerywindows. Bellcote on S side and short gabled transept (Lady Chapel) on N side with 5-light window set in large arch. The west (liturgical east) end has small rose window in gable of chance[. INTERIOR: Plastered walls with stone arcades, chancel arch and rear-arches. 5-bay N and 5 arcades with octagonal piers, moulded capitals and double-chamfered pointed arches. Tall narrow 2-bay chancel/lady Chapel arcade. large moulded chance[ arch with corbelled shafts. Nave has 10-bay arch-braced crown-post roof with three tiers of wind-braces. Chancel has 4-bay arch-braced roof. Ornate carved stone reredos with canopied niches with spires and pinnacles; sanctuary re-ordered and altar brought forward. lady Chapel has carved stone Gothic reredos and iron and brass Communion rail. Timber lady Chapel/Chance[ screen. C19 benches. C20 organ [oft installed at east (liturgical west) end. SOURCE: Buildings of England; p 519.
Listing NGR: SU4255313582
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