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Description: Church of Our Lady and St Edward
Date Listed: 13 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 144382
OS Grid Reference: SU3002708355
OS Grid Coordinates: 430027, 108355
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8739, -1.5746
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SU 30 NW LYNDHURST EMPRESS ROAD
7/1 Church of Our Lady and
St Edward (RC)
Roman Catholic church. 1896 by Sir Arthur Blomfield for M Edouard Souberbielle.
Squared rough-faced Purbeck stone, Chilmark dressings, plain tile roof. Plan of
Nave and Chancel in one, east separate Lady Chapel to endower's wife, north-west
porch and tower, west lean-to to nave, in Decorated style. Gabled low east
projection with pointed east door and wrought-iron gates. Above it pointed 3-light
east window. Sides have buttresses between bays. East bay has paired 2-light
pointed windows with cinquefoils in heads. Buttress to west surmounted by statue
under canopy. Other bays have 3 pointed lancets. Moulded sill string. Porch has
pointed door and buttresses surmounted by gablets at each end of gable. Behind
gable is octagonal turret with canopied niche or pointed lancet, then bellstage
with pointed louvred opening on each face and shingled spire. To west under with
pointed arch 5 stepped lancets. Under is lean-to with lancets and parapet with
walls at each end of roof and buttresses. Inside chancel has Purbeck shafts to
rear arches. Reredos has fresco by Paul Natter.
Listing NGR: SU2963407409
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Source: English Heritage
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