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Description: Church of St Andrew
Date Listed: 27 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 154247
OS Grid Reference: SO5048145657
OS Grid Coordinates: 350481, 245657
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1070, -2.7244
MORETON-ON-LUGG CP MORETON-ON-LUGG
SO 54 NW
3/62 Church of St Andrew
Parish church. Largely 1867 reconstruction by W H Knight, with internal
chancel decoration by A Salviati 1887, remains of a C12 window in south wall
of chancel, C15 south arcade, roofs of nave and south aisle possibly of C15.
Coursed and squared sandstone rubble, ashlar dressings; stone slate roof.
Nave with south-west tower, south aisle and north porch, chancel. Nave:
north wall with two 2-light windows with quatrefoil in roundel and moulded
label to left and similar window to right of gabled south porch; pointed
arched head to doorway with attached shafts and decorative capitals, moulded
label. South aisle with two C19 trefoil-headed lights and one re-set late
C13 east window of one trefoil-headed light. South-west tower of three stages
with octagonal broach spire; 2-light openings to bell stage with roundel and
decorative attached shafts and moulded label. Chancel north wall window with
pair of trefoil-headed lights with trefoil in roundel to each. Three trefoil-
headed lights to east window with three trefoils in roundel set in larger roundel
above; remains of semi-circular headed C12 light in south wall. Interior:
trussed rafter roof to nave possibly of C15 date; pent roof to south aisle of
three-bays with moulded members; embattled wall-plate and curved braces spring-
ing from moulded wooden corbels. Ceiled and decorated roof to chancel of C19.
Chancel walls and reredos completely covered in mosaic decoration by Salviati;
with mosaic angels in nave of a later date, 1899. C15 screen now at west end
of church at organ chamber of eight single-light divisions closed at lower
half and open to upper part with cinquefoiled ogee-headed lights with tracery,
moulded mullions, and moulded cornice with vine ornament. (RCHM Vol II, p 147;
BoE, p 256).
Listing NGR: SO5048145657
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