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Parish Church, Pendock

Description: Parish Church

Grade: I
Date Listed: 25 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 153304

OS Grid Reference: SO8170733704
OS Grid Coordinates: 381707, 233704
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0015, -2.2679

Locality: Pendock
Local Authority: Malvern Hills District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL19 4QL

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Listing Text

SO 83 SW
7/163 Parish Church
- I

Church. Mid-C12 with C14 and C15 alterations and additions. Sandstone
rubble with tile roof. Comprises a west tower, nave, lower chancel,
north vestry, and north porch. The C15 tower has diagonal buttresses,
and a pyramidal roof set back behind a parapet. The bell openings are of
two trefoiled lights under a pointed head; the south one is blocked. The
west window is of two cinquefoiled lights with tracery. The north wall
of the nave has a window of two trefoiled lights under a pointed head with
quatrefoil to the west of the porch. The doorway, under an open timber-
framed porch, has a round arch with chevron moulding and angle shafts with
scalloped capitals. The south wall of the nave is of two bays and has
windows of two trefoiled ogee lights under a pointed head. The western
window is a C19 copy. Between the windows is a doorway with plain round
arch. The vestry adjoins the north wall of the chancel, under a lean-to
roof. The east window is of two trefoiled ogee lights, the tracery renewed
in the C19. The south wall of the chancel has a window of two trefoiled
lights and flat head, also renewed in the C19. Interior: the nave roof is
plastered and has three moulded tie-beams. The pointed tower arch is
chamfered in two orders and has moulded imposts. The chancel arch is
pointed and is plain except for some stones with C12 decoration, suggesting
that it has been reconstructed. The jambs of the arch have angle shafts
on the west side with scalloped capitals. Above and to the left of the chancel
arch, the nave wall has an exposed fragment of wall painting. The piscina
has a triangular head. The C17 communion rails have turned balusters and
a carved rail. The pews incorporate linenfold panels. The font is
plain and circular, on a circular based Attached to the nave walls are
boards painted with the Creed and the Lord's Prayer. Below the tower are
tile Ten Commandments with the names of the churchwardens in 1851.

Listing NGR: SO8170433701

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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