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Church of St Francis

A Grade II Listed Building in Salisbury, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0831 / 51°4'59"N

Longitude: -1.7965 / 1°47'47"W

OS Eastings: 414349

OS Northings: 131549

OS Grid: SU143315

Mapcode National: GBR 517.2LS

Mapcode Global: FRA 7638.5XH

Entry Name: Church of St Francis

Listing Date: 19 November 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1243667

English Heritage Legacy ID: 447807

Location: Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Salisbury

Built-Up Area: Salisbury

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Salisbury St Francis

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list:

SALISBURY CASTLE ROAD
SU 13 SW
(east side)
13/623
Church of St Francis

- II

Church. 1938, by Robert Potter. English bond brick with stone dressings; concrete and
asphalt roofs. Rectangular plan with west entrance, south-west tower, low aisles to nave
and apsidal east Lady Chapel. Apsidal east end with continuous band of windows to top;
tall 3-light mullioned windows with delicate iron ogee tracery to east of 6-bay
nave which has tall lancet windows set in raised and shaped architraves. Continuous
and projecting low flat-roofed aisles continued with square returns around east apse:
stone-mullioned windows and doorways with raised brick jambs and stone canopies to
north-east and south-east porches. Tower has plain stone south doorway (similar to
west door) set below tall lancet continued as projecting cross; grid-like belfry
windows, with stone mullions and louvres. West end, with low-pitched gable to
parapet, has tall 3-light mullioned window with delicate iron ogee tracery set above
projecting stone doorway with canopy and rounded jambs flanked by low 3-light windows.
Interior: grid pattern to concrete roof with coloured panels. Stained glass panels
above cross framed by engaged rounded piers to east Lady Chapel, which is raised above
parish room and is divided from nave by balcony with Art Deco railings and ramped angled
handrails from nave. Balcony to west organ loft. Fittings include altar, turned
balustrade to communion rail and preachers' desks, and fine tub font with spiralled
stem.

Listing NGR: SU1434931549

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

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