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Church of St Andrew

A Grade I Listed Building in Laysters, County of Herefordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2657 / 52°15'56"N

Longitude: -2.6339 / 2°38'1"W

OS Eastings: 356837

OS Northings: 263250

OS Grid: SO568632

Mapcode National: GBR BP.ZG7P

Mapcode Global: VH84R.99FY

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew

Location: Laysters, County of Herefordshire, HR6

County: County of Herefordshire

Parish: Laysters

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Listing Date: 11 June 1959

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 150521

Source ID: 1166945

Listing Text

LAYSTERS CP
SO 56 SE
8/31
Church of St Andrew
11.6.59
I
Parish church. C12 nave, C13 chancel and west tower, restored during late
C19 when organ chamber and south porch added. Sandstone rubble with dress-
ings of the same material, C20 tiled roof. West tower, nave with south
porch and chancel with north organ chamber. West tower: three stages with
pyramidal roof, single restored lancets to south and west, square headed
loop vents to bell stage, two to south and one to west. Nave: 2-light C19
traceried windows flank C19 south porch; C12 south doorway has moulded jambs
and shouldered lintel with a roll moulding, semi-circular headed arch and
plain tympanum. Two 2-light C19 windows to north side. Chancel: C19 trefoil
headed light with label to south to right of blocked doorway with two-centred
arched head and chamfered jambs. Three-light C19 east window. Interior:
late C14 roof to nave of eight bays with arch-braced collar-beam trusses,
moulded wall-plates and two-and-a-half tiers of cusped wind-braces. Three-
bay C17 roof to chancel with open arch-braced collar-beam trusses. Plain
semi-circular headed tower arch. There is no chancel arch. Fittings: C12
font with circular tapering bowl on later base. (RCHM, Vol 3, p 103, BoE, p 213).


Listing NGR: SO5683863252

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