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Church of the Good Shepherd

A Grade II Listed Building in Colwall, County of Herefordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0882 / 52°5'17"N

Longitude: -2.3421 / 2°20'31"W

OS Eastings: 376654

OS Northings: 243376

OS Grid: SO766433

Mapcode National: GBR 0G0.2P3

Mapcode Global: VH934.CS50

Entry Name: Church of the Good Shepherd

Listing Date: 19 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1349743

English Heritage Legacy ID: 151486

Location: Colwall, County of Herefordshire, WR13

County: County of Herefordshire

Parish: Colwall

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Colwall and Upper Colwall

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

Listing Text

SO 74 SE COLWALL CP UPPER COLWALL

4/87 Church of the Good Shepherd

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GV II


Church. 1909-1910 by Hill Parker & Son of Worcester. Rough rubble, Bath
stone quoins, dressings, floor - band and eaves; timber-framed porch and
vestry with roughcast panels; slate roofs laid in diminishing courses;
engineering brick used as quoins and dressings to basement storey. Free-
flowing Gothic in Arts and Crafts Style. 5 bay nave, one bay chancel divided
by buttresses, slightly narrower one bay sanctuary; porch, approached by
pierced terrace, projects in centre of south side; vestry projects with organ
chamber in north transeptual position. The nave is above a meeting hall built
into the hillside. Church windows have flowing original tracery and Arts and
Crafts' panelled lead cames; heavy 3-light west window above projecting
Baptistery break: Meeting hall has plain cross mullion windows and entrance
in lobby below porch. Interior: chiefly remarkable for a complete set of
contemporary fittings with high quality carvings particularly in chancel
area. Chancel arch truss has tracery relating to fenestration. Stone
sanctuary arch with dying mouldings; wood panelling down one side of nave
but not the other; very big c1920s reredos with pewter bas relief; marbled
risers to steps. The woodwork is by R Haughton of Worcester and the builders
were Thomas Broad of Malvern. Foundation stone laid by J W Wilson of Perrycroft
(qv) on 3rd August 1909 suggests, as does the detailing, a connection with
Voysey.


Listing NGR: SO7665443376

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