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Church of St George

A Grade II* Listed Building in Newbold Pacey, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.2117 / 52°12'41"N

Longitude: -1.5639 / 1°33'50"W

OS Eastings: 429891

OS Northings: 257138

OS Grid: SP298571

Mapcode National: GBR 5N4.7FT

Mapcode Global: VHBXW.VN2X

Plus Code: 9C4W6C6P+MC

Entry Name: Church of St George

Listing Date: 5 April 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1381966

English Heritage Legacy ID: 482331

Location: Newbold Pacey, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV35

County: Warwickshire

Civil Parish: Newbold Pacey

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Newbold Pacey St George

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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1901-1/2/160 Church of St George


Church. C11. Rebuilt after fire 1880-2 by JL Pearson. Dressed
coursed limestone with ashlar dressings; steeply pitched red
old tile roofs with ornamental cresting.
PLAN: 2-bay chancel with catslide vestry and organ loft; 3-bay
nave with porch in 3-stage saddleback north-west tower and
south transept and catslide south aisle. Early English style.
Plain cornices; sill courses; windows have hood moulds with
roughed-out stops; 3 iron gable crosses.
EXTERIOR: chancel has stepped triplet of lancets to east end,
with 2 lights with quatrefoil above to vestry; north side has
gabled buttress between 3-light windows with lancet tracery;
south side has entrance with 3 lights to left, 2 to right;
truncated lateral stack to right. Nave north side has 2
3-light windows with lancet tracery.
Tower has arch of 2 orders to porch with hood mould continued
as sill course; re-set C12 inner doorway of single order with
lattice diaper and interlacing to capitals and billet and
cable mouldings to hood, mass dial to right; second stage has
lancet, and cinquefoils to returns; bell-stage is recessed
with sill course, clasping buttresses and corbel table; pairs
of louvred bell-openings, and similar openings to gables;
West end has 4 lancets with sexfoil above; 2-light plate
tracery to aisle. Transept has 3-light plate-tracery window;
aisle has re-set C12 round-headed doorway with plain arch
framed by roll moulding with bases and imposts with cable
reeding, plank door with enriched strap hinges; 2 south
windows as that to west.
INTERIOR: arches have hoods with roughed-out stops. Chancel
has waggon roof; 2-light arcade to vestry and organ loft;
richly carved reredos: 3 ogival arches with St Michael and St
George flanking Christ in Glory, flanking curtains. 2-bay
south arcade on quatrefoil pier, with to east a cusped recess
and segmental-pointed sedilia recess; chancel arch is richly
moulded on triple shafts, with 2 low walls. Nave has
arch-braced collars to crown post roof, ashlaring and ogee
wind-braces; 2-bay arcade on round piers, with octagonal pier
to west of transept arch; transept has east and west arches
dying into jambs.
FITTINGS: chancel has altar rail on wrought-iron posts and
scrolls; hexagonal sanctuary lamp with pendant and
brattishing; plain furniture. Nave has polygonal pulpit with
moulded stone base and timber panels with blind tracery and
deep cornice; timber lectern has eagle on wide base and
octagonal shaft; font has octagonal bowl on stop-chamfered
square pier with 4 squat free-standing shafts.
MEMORIALS: Edward Carew, d.1668, and his infant daughter;
re-set marble memorial to north wall with oval recess in good
architectural setting has demi-figure with hand on heart, and
baby on ledge in front, swan-necked pediment with armorial
bearings to centre and sides, funeral helm and crest hang
above. Group of re-set tablets to west wall includes William
Little, d.1834; Grecian-style wall tablet with relief of
STAINED GLASS: east window by Hardman and Co, panels in
decorative setting; glass to west lights dated 1886 and 1890.
Aisle has free-standing stove. Wood panel in porch records
donation by Incorporated Church Building Society in 1880.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner, N & Wedgwood, A:
Warwickshire: Harmondsworth: 1966-: 361-2; Shell Guides:
Hickman D: Warwickshire: London: 1979-: 133; Victoria County
Histories: Styles P: Victoria History of the County of
Warwickshire: 1945-: 123).

Listing NGR: SP2989157138

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