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Church of St Andrew

A Grade I Listed Building in Laysters, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 52.2657 / 52°15'56"N

Longitude: -2.6339 / 2°38'1"W

OS Eastings: 356837

OS Northings: 263250

OS Grid: SO568632

Mapcode National: GBR BP.ZG7P

Mapcode Global: VH84R.99FY

Plus Code: 9C4V7988+7C

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 11 June 1959

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1166945

English Heritage Legacy ID: 150521

ID on this website: 101166945

Location: St Andrews Church, County of Herefordshire, HR6

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Laysters

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Leysters

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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SO 56 SE; 8/31

Church of St Andrew



Parish church. C12 nave, C13 chancel and west tower, restored during late
C19 when organ chamber and south porch added. Sandstone rubble with
dressings of the same material, C20 tiled roof. West tower, nave with south
porch and chancel with north organ chamber.

West tower: three stages with
pyramidal roof, single restored lancets to south and west, square headed
loop vents to bell stage, two to south and one to west. Nave: 2-light C19
traceried windows flank C19 south porch; C12 south doorway has moulded jambs
and shouldered lintel with a roll moulding, semicircular-headed arch and
plain tympanum. Two 2-light C19 windows to north side. Chancel: C19 trefoil
headed light with label to south to right of blocked doorway with two-centred
arched head and chamfered jambs. Three-light C19 east window.

late C14 roof to nave of eight bays with arch-braced collar-beam trusses,
moulded wall plates and two and a half tiers of cusped wind braces.
Three-bay C17 roof to chancel with open arch-braced collar-beam trusses. Plain
semicircular-headed tower arch. There is no chancel arch. Fittings: C12
font with circular tapering bowl on later base.

Listing NGR: SO5683863252

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