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Church of St Edward

A Grade II Listed Building in Dorrington, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.6216 / 52°37'17"N

Longitude: -2.7747 / 2°46'29"W

OS Eastings: 347649

OS Northings: 302931

OS Grid: SJ476029

Mapcode National: GBR BH.7X5Z

Mapcode Global: WH8C6.BCYK

Plus Code: 9C4VJ6CG+J4

Entry Name: Church of St Edward

Listing Date: 10 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366638

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259392

Location: Condover, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Condover

Built-Up Area: Dorrington

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Dorrington

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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9/90 Church of St Edward


Parish church. 1845 (datestone on west tower) by Edward Haycock. Limestone
ashlar, machine tile roofs with moulded eaves cornices and coped verges.
Nave, chancel, west tower with spire, north and south transepts and north
and south vestries. Narrow tower in 4 stages, openwork parapet and crocketed
corner pinnacles above corbel table, short octagonal stone spire; windows
all broad lancets with hoodmoulds, single to third (south) and fourth stages,
paired to second, pointed double-chamfered west door with carved heads as
label stops. Broad nave in 5 bays with short gabled transepts projecting
from fourth bay from west; windows all broad lancets linked by continuous
hoodmould to nave. Short chancel has gabled vestries on north and south
linked to transepts by short passage-ways; plain Gothic-style east window
of 3 lights with carved heads as label stops. Interior: plain mid-C19
appearance; hammerbeam roof to nave in 5 bays with 2-bay arch-braced roof
to chancel, narrow pointed tower arch behind west gallery and chancel arch
broader on corbelled responds; fittings and furnishings nearly all mid-C19
or later, small octagonal mid-C19 font in south transept and late C19 stained
glass in east window, transepts and third window from west on south side of
nave; part mosaic floor to sanctuary and two C18 hatchments hang on north
and south walls of nave. Monument: wall memorial to founder of church,
John Thomas Hope (died 1854), on south side of nave. The parish of
Dorrington was created from part of Condover in mid-C19. B.o.E., p.122;
D.H.S. Cranage, The Churches of Shropshire, Part 6 (1903), p. 489.

Listing NGR: SJ4764902931

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