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Description: Church of St Stephen
Date Listed: 2 November 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 107217
OS Grid Reference: ST9883200958
OS Grid Coordinates: 398832, 100958
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8082, -2.0179
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5193 PAMPHILL ABBOTT STREET
Church of St Stephen
ST 90 SE 3/36 2.11.82
Built 1907. Architect C E Ponting. Arts and Crafts design church. Stone walls,
tiled roofs with stone copings to gables. Stone slate roof to porch.
Nave, chancel, west tower; south transept, south porch vestry north of chancel.
Tower has battlemented parapet with carved gargoyles. Belfry has 2-light gothic
windows with perpendicular tracery. Buttress at east end of south face of tower has
canopied niche with statue.
South porch has gothic arch with leaf carving in mouldings. North and south
walls of nave have square-headed windows with perpendicular tracery. South
transept has 4-light gothic window with geometrical tracery. Single-light
traceried window in south wall of chancel. 5-light gothic window with
curvilinear tracery in east wall. Good oak roofs to nave, chancel and transept,
of out-braced collar-beam form, with windbracing. Stained glass in east windows
and south transept window, heraldic glass in west window.
All fittings appear contemporary with church. Pulpit, lecturn, stalls, pews in
oak, family pew under tower. Alabaster font with square bowl on circular stem,
supporting angels at corners.
Good example of Arts and Crafts design.
Listing NGR: ST9883200958
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Source: English Heritage
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