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Description: Church of St Wulstan
Date Listed: 23 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 153298
OS Grid Reference: SO7708840972
OS Grid Coordinates: 377088, 240972
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0666, -2.3356
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LITTLE MALVERN CP A 449
SO 74 SE
2/157 Church of St Wulstan
Roman Catholic church. 1862 by B Bucknall. Rubble with limestone dressings
and slate roof. Comprising a nave and south transept and south baptistry.
Windows have Geometrical tracery. At the west end is a rose window. The
west doorway is pointed and moulded in three orders with angle shafts. Above
is a gabled band. The carving is incomplete, with rough stone blocks intended
for head stops, crockets and gargoyles. The north wall of the nave is of
five bays separated by buttresses and has windows of two pointed lights with
quatrefoils. The north wall of the transept is of three gabled bays, which
have windows with three trefoiled lights with tracery. The south wall of the
nave has one bay to the west of the hexagonal baptistry and five to the east.
The baptistry has chamfered pointed windows. At the south end of the south
transept is a turret. It has a gable facing east which has two windows each
of two traceried lights at an upper level. The east wall of the nave is of
brick, with a blocked chancel arch and a blocked arch to a crypt. The chancel
has remained unbuilt. Interior: the windows have inner stone arches separated
by slim shafts which carry the roof trusses, which have carved braces to high
collars. At the west end is a gallery of pitch pine with organ. A three-bay
arcade of pointed arches opens into the north transept which is vaulted. The
blocked chancel arch is moulded and pointed. (BoE, p 215).
Listing NGR: SO7708840972
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Source: English Heritage
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