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Church of St Andrew

A Grade I Listed Building in Laysters, 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

Location: Laysters, County of Herefordshire, HR6

County: 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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Listing Text

SO 56 SE
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 dress-
ings 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, semi-circular 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. Interior:
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
semi-circular headed tower arch. There is no chancel arch. Fittings: C12
font with circular tapering bowl on later base. (RCHM, Vol 3, p 103, BoE, p 213).

Listing NGR: SO5683863252

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

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