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Description: Roman Catholic Church of the Corpus Christi
Date Listed: 27 February 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 101725
OS Grid Reference: SZ1208991974
OS Grid Coordinates: 412089, 91974
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7273, -1.8301
1. CHRISTCHURCH ROAD
5l86 (South Side)
Roman Catholic Church
of the Corpus Christi
SZ 1291 29/255
l895-6, J W Lunn of Great Malvern for Baroness Pauline von Hugel. Tall tower
with octagonal belfry, l932-5 by W C Mangan, who also lengthened nave. Early
English style, red brick with stone dressings, 6-bay nave with double-chamfered
arches on octagonal columns, paired lancets to aisles with hoodmould and stringcourse,
lancet clerestory. Polygonal south-west baptistry, 2 polygonal chapels off aisles.
Chancel of 2 bays with polygonal apse, detached stone colonnettes of inner arches
of lancets carried down to stringcourse just above altar. Apse also to south
chapel, transeptal north chapel. Brass to Baroness von Hugel (died 1901) by
Listing NGR: SZ1208991974
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Source: English Heritage
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