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Description: Church of St.catherine
Date Listed: 7 February 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 164486
OS Grid Reference: TA0151243749
OS Grid Coordinates: 501512, 443749
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8800, -0.4573
LECONFIELD ARRAM ROAD
TA 04 SW
7/14 Church of St Catherine
Church. C12 or earlier nave, early C13 aisles, raised in C14, late C13
chancel, C17 west tower and south porch of 1684 on datestone over door.
Ashlar, red brick, coursed limestone rubble, cast-tile roofs. West tower,
3-bay nave with north and south aisles and south porch, 2-bay chancel. West
tower: moulded brick plinth, stone quoins. One continuous stage with
segmental-headed belfry openings with louvres and band beneath crenellated
parapet. South aisle: moulded plinth, buttresses with offsets. Three 3-
light square-headed windows with cusped ogee tracery under hoodmoulds.
Corbel table, coped gables with cross finial. West wall of south aisle:
remains of small segmental-headed pre-Conquest window with the head cut from
a single block; now blocked. Segmental-headed south door with continuous
roll mouldings. South porch: brick plinth. Segmental headed door with
chamfered arch on rubbed brick imposts and square reveals. Datestone over.
Raised coped gable. Chancel: two 2-light windows with geometrical tracery.
Pointed priests' door with continuous mouldings under hoodmould with face-
masks. East window of 3 stepped lancets. Coped gable. Interior: north and
south arcades of double chamfered pointed arches: to north, on round abaci,
to south, on octagonal abaci. Octagonal piers throughout. Double-chamfered
pointed chancel arch on moulded corbels with carved faces. Early C17 pulpit
on octagonal pier: blank round-headed arches under fan ornament to each
side. Windows in the north aisle and chancel retain small fragments of C14-
C15 stained glass: heraldic in the chancel, figures in the north aisle.
Listing NGR: TA0151043748
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Source: English Heritage
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