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Description: Church of St Ecgwin
Date Listed: 30 July 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 148694
OS Grid Reference: SP1199544051
OS Grid Coordinates: 411995, 244051
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0947, -1.8263
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HONEYBOURNE CP CHURCH HONEYBOURNE
SP 14 SW
8/91 Church of St Ecgwin
Parish church. Dedicated 1295, extended early C14 and C15, restored late
C19. Coursed lias rubble with ashlar dressings and Cotswold stone roof.
Nave and chancel 1295, south porch C15, west tower C14. West tower of
four stages with diagonal buttresses surmounted by a late C14 octagonal
stone spire with crocketted corner pinnacles. Openings of spire are of
of two ogee trefoiled lights under a triangular head. Nave: aisle-less
with clerestory, four bays with windows of two trefoiled lights to south
clerestory (north blind), over two C19 windows of two cinquefoiled lights
to right, to left of centre a window of three trefoiled lights. South
porch in left-hand bay has a stone roof of three bays on stone arches;
entry has a Tudor arch with pierced quatrefoils to spandrels and a square
label, south door C14. There is a blocked north door. Chancel: two bays
each with a trefoiled lancet, priest's door in south wall. East window is
of three trefoiled lights under a 2-centred head. Interior: rere arches
to most of windows. C19 chancel arch. Chancel has a trefoil-headed piscina.
Roofs: nave C15, of four bays of shallow pitch with moulded tie-beams, wall-
posts on stone angled corbels. Chancel has a common rafter roof with scissor
braces. Fittings: octagonal C15 font. (BoE, p 119; VCH, 2, pp 368-370).
Listing NGR: SP1199244053
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Source: English Heritage
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