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Church of St Laurence

A Grade II Listed Building in Warslow and Elkstones, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 53.1249 / 53°7'29"N

Longitude: -1.8724 / 1°52'20"W

OS Eastings: 408635

OS Northings: 358640

OS Grid: SK086586

Mapcode National: GBR 361.1FP

Mapcode Global: WHCDJ.6QM8

Plus Code: 9C5W44FH+W2

Entry Name: Church of St Laurence

Listing Date: 1 February 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265703

English Heritage Legacy ID: 424161

Location: Warslow and Elkstones, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, SK17

County: Staffordshire

Civil Parish: Warslow and Elkstones

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Warslow with Elkstone

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


4/151 Church of St. Laurence

- II

Parish Church. 1820 with additions of 1908 by Lynam and Sons. Rough
faced ashlar with rusticated ashlar quoins to nave, porch and tower;
clay tile roofs with coped verges on kneelers. 2 bay chancel; 4 bay
nave; South transept; North vestry. South porch; West tower; mainly
round headed windows and doors. Chancel: roll moulded windows:
tripartite East window with raised keys and bracketed sill; circular
light above with re-set datestone of 1631 over; buttresses to each side
of East window. Nave: windows have raised keys, imposts and sills;
moulded cornice and plain parapet. Door with rusticated surround to
gabled South Porch dated 1970. South transept has 2 lights to South
and lunette above dated 1908 on sill. West tower of 3 stages; West
door with rusticated surround, square windows to ground floor; crenellated
parapet and corner finials. Interior: Very wide round headed chancel
arch with roll moulding, springing from moulded corbels; widely splayed
pointed doorway to West tower. Plaster ceiling to nave with central
roundel and suspended brass chandalier; open timber roof to chancel of
2 collars with raking struts in between braced from the upper collar;
tie beam is braced from the wallplate. Fittings: Early C19 wooden
West gallery; Romanesque font; roughly circular bowl with 4 roughly
moulded strips attached; box pew in S.E. corner of nave and bench pews,
all early C19; North and South windows of Chancel have decorative
mosaic surrounds; 1 stained glass window of 1880 and 1 of 1920 both in
nave, East window is 1910.

Listing NGR: SK0863558640

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

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