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Church of St Stephen

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Haywood, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.8004 / 52°48'1"N

Longitude: -2.005 / 2°0'18"W

OS Eastings: 399756

OS Northings: 322541

OS Grid: SJ997225

Mapcode National: GBR 28D.HWM

Mapcode Global: WHBDW.5VGZ

Plus Code: 9C4VRX2V+5X

Entry Name: Church of St Stephen

Listing Date: 23 July 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1243167

English Heritage Legacy ID: 446528

Location: Colwich, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST18

County: Staffordshire

Civil Parish: Colwich

Built-Up Area: Great Haywood

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Great Haywood St Stephen

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:

SJ 92 SE
603-0/19/10005 Church of St Stephen

Church. 1840 by T.Trubshaw; largely rebuilt 1858 by H.J.Stevens
of Derby for patron the 2nd Earl of Lichfield. Deeply-coursed,
dressed sandstone; graduated slate roofs. Nave and chancel in one
with north vestry and west bellcote; separately-roofed south
aisle having porches to south and to west end. Gothic Revival
style: Perpendicular details. Plinth, offset buttresses. Nave and
aisle lit by square-headed mullioned windows with cusped lights;
traceried, pointed-arched windows to east and west gables, head-
carved hoodmould stops; diamond-pane leaded lights. Shaped
kneelers and ashlar gable copings with apex crosses. Nave: north
windows of 3, 2 and 5 lights; gabled vestry with 2-light window.
Buttresses flank tall west window with panel tracery; buttressed
bellcote. South aisle: windows 3,2 and 4 lights on left of gabled
porch having colonettes to pointed arch. West porch has Tudor
arch and parapet. 4-light east windows to aisle and chancel.
Chancel also has 2 pointed windows to north with cusping and
geometrical tracery. Interior: 4:1 bay Perpendicular arcade;
moulded lozenge-section piers with colonettes. Ornate false
hammer-beam trusses set on foliage-carved corbels which are
doubled near the chancel. Octagonal stone font with traceried and
quatrefoiled panels. 2 aisles with patterned and encaustic
tiling. C19 oak pews - those of the Anson family (Earl of
Lichfield) face north at east end of aisle. Nave has west organ
chamber with Stringer organ of 1886. Monuments: 1914 alabaster
cartouche near pulpit is to Thomas George, 2nd Earl of Lichfield
(d 1892) and his family. Various wall monuments near Anson pews
also a brass plaque in oakleaf architrave. At west end of aisle
a brass plaque records the "liberality" of the 2nd Earl in'his
patronage of the 1858 rebuilding.

Listing NGR: SJ9975622541

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

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