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Church of St Clodock

A Grade I Listed Building in Longtown, County of Herefordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.942 / 51°56'31"N

Longitude: -2.9812 / 2°58'52"W

OS Eastings: 332648

OS Northings: 227513

OS Grid: SO326275

Mapcode National: GBR F7.MTBL

Mapcode Global: VH78N.8GT2

Entry Name: Church of St Clodock

Listing Date: 26 January 1967

Last Amended: 26 January 1987

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1078150

English Heritage Legacy ID: 355384

Location: Longtown, County of Herefordshire, HR2

County: County of Herefordshire

Parish: Longtown

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Clodock and Longtown

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

Listing Text

SO 32 NW LONGTOWN CP CLODOCK

6/75 Church of St Clodock

26.1.67

GV I

Parish church. C12 nave, C13 chancel, C15 west tower, minor C19 restoration.
Sandstone rubble with Welsh slate roof. West tower, nave with south porch,
chancel. West tower: three stages with embattled parapet; square-headed
light to ground stage, square-headed loop to middle stage and window with
two trefoil-headed lights to bell stage. Nave: south side: 2-light traceried
window to left, cusped semi-circular headed light, square-headed window with
three trefoiled-ogee headed lights and easternmost window, with three pointed
lights to right of south porch, possibly dating from C13 (RCHM) with plain
outer doorway, inner two-centred arch-headed doorway with chamfered jambs;
two semi-circular headed Norman windows survive in north wall of nave. Chancel:
square-headed 2-light window to right of slightly semi-circular headed doorway;
between the present door and window are traces of a former lancet window; a
C13 lancet window survives in north wall. C13 east window of three pointed
lights. Interior: late C12 wide 2-centred chancel arch of two chamfered
orders, scalloped capitals to shafts. Arch-braced roof with seven C16 moulded
tie-beams to nave, similar arch-braced roof to chancel, roof ceiled with C19
boarding throughout. Fittings: C13 font with curved circular bowl, round
shaft and base. West gallery and staircase c1700, with turned balusters,
C17 box pews with panelled sides and some with dates. Three-decker pulpit
with sounding board cl700. Late C17 communion rail, three sided with turned
balusters in chancel. Monuments in nave near pulpit a slab with funerary
inscription ascribed to C9. There are also remains of paintings on north
wall of nave and several other miscellaneous chests and tables. (RCHM Vol I,
p 179-180; BoE, p 103).


Listing NGR: SO3264627513

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