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Church of the Good Shepherd, Colwall

Description: Church of the Good Shepherd

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 151486

OS Grid Reference: SO7665443376
OS Grid Coordinates: 376654, 243376
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0882, -2.3421

Location: B4218, Colwall, County of Herefordshire WR13 6PT

Locality: Colwall
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WR13 6PT

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Listing Text


4/87 Church of the Good Shepherd



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

Listing NGR: SO7665443376

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Source: English Heritage

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