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Description: Church of St Andrew
Date Listed: 7 January 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 158138
OS Grid Reference: TQ1068997609
OS Grid Coordinates: 510689, 197609
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6664, -0.4009
5259 CHURCH ROAD
TQ 19 NW 4/18 Church of St Andrew
1853-7 by S S Teulon. South aisle 1865, North aisle 1871. Flint and stone
Decorated Gothic church with North East tower, nave with gabled aisles and chancel
with organ loft. and vestry. Plain tile roofs, fish-scale banded. 81' North East
tower with paired traceried bell openings, angle-pinnacles and recessed octagonal
lead cap. Five bay nave, 3 bay chancel with 2 elaborately carved windows each side.
Five light East window. East end vestries and organ. South aisle with South West
porch, transeptal gable, South East porch and at East end narrow lancet with, above,
window of 3 grouped trefoils in moulded surround. Diagonal buttresses.
Open timber roofs, arch braces on corbels. Octagonal and round piers, naturalistic
foliage carving to caps of 2 Eastern piers and chancel arch. North aisle blocked
off and modern ceiling. East end arcading and carved stone 'Last Supper' reredos.
East window stained glass 1866 by Hughes, good stained glass in South aisle,
South East window circa 1865 richly coloured, South West window with 9 Flemish
C17 style roundels.
Building News 1857 931
Listing NGR: TQ1068997609
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