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Church of St Andrew

A Grade II Listed Building in Portsmouth, Portsmouth

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Latitude: 50.8479 / 50°50'52"N

Longitude: -1.0273 / 1°1'38"W

OS Eastings: 468577

OS Northings: 105821

OS Grid: SU685058

Mapcode National: GBR BCL.R37

Mapcode Global: FRA 86QV.RM0

Plus Code: 9C2WRXXF+43

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 25 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1333214

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474730

Location: Portsmouth, PO6

County: Portsmouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Drayton and Farlington

Built-Up Area: Portsmouth

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Farlington St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text


SU60NE HAVANT ROAD, Farlington
774-1/2/169 (North side)
25/09/72 Church of St Andrew


Church. 1872-75 (chancel 1872, north aisle 1875). Complete
restoration and enlargement by GE Smith. Flint with stone
dressings. Plain tiled roofs.
STYLE: Neo-Early English.
PLAN: 3-bay nave and 3-bay north aisle, 2-bay chancel,
south-west porch.
EXTERIOR: south face: entrance porch at far left (west) has
opening with a stone stepped and roll-moulded pointed arch,
stone jambs and hoodmould. Band roll moulding at springer
level. Recessed pointed arch springing from stone columns each
with moulded cap and base. At rear of porch is a boarded door
with ornate iron strap hinges set under a stone roll moulded
pointed arch with flanking stone columns. Steep pitched facing
stone gable with stone slabbed roof. Face of wall wider below
springer level with stepped coped weathering. Stone capped
plinth. To right of porch is a 3-light wide window with plate
tracery, lancet headed lights with quatrefoil over each light,
set under a stone pointed arch with hoodmould. To right is a
similar 2-light window. Stone band below sills. Chancel with
higher roof has 2 similar 2-light windows, offset buttresses.
West face: nave with narrow stone stepped lancet window,
rusticated jambs and sillband. Short buttress at centre below
sill. Facing gable and timber bell turret with lead-covered
base and broached tiled spirelet. To left, aisle has a 2-light
stone window with plate tracery. Each light has trefoil headed
light set under pointed arch.
North face: at centre of aisle is a 3-light stone window with
Plate tracery set under stone pointed arch. Facing gable and
flanking short buttresses. To left (east) are 2 small stone
pointed arched windows, sillband. At centre between windows is
a boarded door set under stone segmental arch. At centre of
chancel is a stone stack with paired flue shafts.
East face: chancel has 3-light stone window with pointed arch
and hoodmould, rusticated jambs.
INTERIOR: arcade to north aisle 3 bays with clustered
quatrefoil marble piers and pointed chamfered stone arches.
Timber wagon roof over nave with at west end a queen post
truss (supporting spirelet). Chancel arch similar to arcade
arches with marble piers. Chancel has 2-bay quadripartite
vault with ribs springing from foliated stone capitals with

marble shafts. Stained glass windows. Monument west - Baroque
cartouche to Thomas Smith (Lord of the Manor of Farlington)
died 1742.
(Balfour A: Portsmouth: Highgate Hill, N19: 1970-: 56; Lloyd
DW: Buildings of Portsmouth and its Environs: Portsmouth:
1974-: 126; The Buildings of England: Pevsner N & Lloyd DW:
Hampshire and the Isle of Wight: Harmondsworth: 1973-: 466,

Listing NGR: SU6862005851

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

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