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Church of St Andrew

A Grade II Listed Building in Hope Bowdler, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.527 / 52°31'37"N

Longitude: -2.774 / 2°46'26"W

OS Eastings: 347585

OS Northings: 292409

OS Grid: SO475924

Mapcode National: GBR BH.FXD8

Mapcode Global: VH75V.VRV4

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 15 March 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383320

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483738

Location: Hope Bowdler, Shropshire, SY6

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Hope Bowdler

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Hope Bowdler

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


HOPE BOWDLER

SO49SE Church of St Andrew
1312-1/6/130
15/03/74

GV II

Church. Rebuilt 1863, incorporating C12 and C13 material
mainly in tower, by S Pountney Smith.
MATERIALS: rusticated ashlar with ashlar dressings with
chamfered plinth. Plain-tile roof, hipped over vestry and
pyramid over tower, fish-tail pattern tiles on porch,
ashlar-coped gable to chancel.
PLAN: chancel with south vestry, nave with south porch, west
tower.
EXTERIOR: chancel with east window of triple stepped lancets
in Early English style. North wall with 2 lancets. South wall
has lancet to right, and canted projecting vestry with 4
lancets on the faces.
Nave north and south walls have opposing range of 3 lancets in
Early English style. East ends of nave each with 2-light
window with roundel vesica, hoodmould and small gable. Arched
south doorway covered by gabled porch.
Tower: 3-stage stepped tower with chamfered capped plinth.
Lancets to west and south faces at lower stage with stair
window slits and door to north. Chamfered slit windows to
middle stage on north and south faces. 2 lancets on each face
of bell-stage. Moulded cornice, clockface under small gable to
west.
INTERIOR: 2-bay chancel roof with 3 arched braced collar
trusses, twin purlins and intermediate principals, all with
moulding and opposing curved windbraces. 4-bay nave roof with
5 arched braced collar trusses and single purlin.
Transitional-style pointed chancel arch on large colonnettes
and tower arch with smaller colonnettes. Stained glass by
Kempe together with reset C13 or C14 glass. Carved pulpit
dated 1639.

Listing NGR: SO4758592409

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

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