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Church of St Agnes with St Simon

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, City of Bristol

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Latitude: 51.4644 / 51°27'51"N

Longitude: -2.5779 / 2°34'40"W

OS Eastings: 359949

OS Northings: 174098

OS Grid: ST599740

Mapcode National: GBR CCF.WW

Mapcode Global: VH88N.8GJ6

Plus Code: 9C3VFC7C+QR

Entry Name: Church of St Agnes with St Simon

Listing Date: 4 March 1977

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282074

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380706

ID on this website: 101282074

Location: St Agnes' Church and St Pauls' Parish Centre, Upper Easton, Bristol, BS2

County: City of Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Ashley

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Bristol St Paul's

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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901-1/36/1914 (East side)
04/03/77 Church of St Agnes with St Simon
(Formerly Listed as:
Church of St Agnes with St Simon)


Church. 1886. By W Wood Bethel. Random Pennant rubble, squared
and coursed for the buttresses, with limestone dressings and a
tiled roof.
PLAN: aisled nave and chancel, N and S porches and NW tower.
Decorated Gothic Revival style.
EXTERIOR: E window with reticulated tracery, foliate hood
stops, irregular quoins and a drip mould beneath the window
which runs round the church, setback buttresses with square
gableted pinnacles, an arrow slit beneath the apex cross and
narrow cinquefoil windows to the returns.
The vestry N gable has 2 thin lancet windows separated by a
buttress, and a valley roof. An octagonal stair turret for the
organ loft, with a weathered stone top, lies in the angle of a
porch to the W, with a coped gable and gableted kneelers and
apex, and steps up to a lancet doorway with scrolled reveals;
the drip mould runs into an ogee hood capped by a
N aisle of 3 bays, windows with intersecting tracery separated
by buttresses, and a sloping roof below the clerestory of 8
bays of paired square-headed windows. Above the chancel arch
is a small, gableted spirelet.
The 3-stage tower is divided by drip moulds with Tudor roses,
has setback buttresses and an octagonal NW stair turret: W
door has scrolled reveals and foliate stops to the hoodmould
which runs up into a canopied niche containing a figure of the
Virgin; first-floor windows with reticulated tracery, and
clocks above; belfry windows with 2 mullions and elaborate
open tracery and a fleur-de-lys to the hoodmould; an open
crenellated parapet, square pinnacles and a spirelet to the
stair turret with a pyramidal top. The W gable has a large
window above the drip mould with reticulated tracery, flanked
by square pinnacles to the buttresses.
INTERIOR: 3-bay chancel with a piscina and sedilia with Tudor
rose chamfers, and 2 pointed arches to the sides, the organ
bay to the N and chapel to the S. Chancel arch with carved
capitals with figures of the saints. 5-bay nave of unmoulded
arches with figured capitals. Roof of close-set collar
FITTINGS: stone octagonal pulpit with mosaic panels and Tudor
roses. 1991 offices and community rooms inserted to 3 W bays
and repair work by Ferguson Mann, architects.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 328).

Listing NGR: ST5994974098

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