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Description: Church of Saint Swithin
Date Listed: 6 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 166536
OS Grid Reference: TA1948034393
OS Grid Coordinates: 519480, 434393
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7921, -0.1877
SPROATLEY BACK LANE
TA 13 SE
6/76 Church of Saint Swithin
Church. 1814-20, rebuilt 1886 by Smith and Brodrick. Grey brick with stone
dressings, graduated slate roof. Gothic Revival style. 3 stage west tower,
3-bay aisled nave with north porch, 2-bay chancel with north vestry. West
tower: plinth, angle buttresses with offsets, chamfered strings to each
stage. First and second stages have trefoil-headed lancets, clock to second
stage. Belfry: 2-light square headed window with cusped tracery under hood-
mould. Crenellated parapet with crocketed corner finials. Nave: chamfered
plinth, buttresses with offsets. Two 3-light square-headed windows with
Perpendicular tracery. South porch: segmental-headed door under hood-mould
and blank tracery in apex of coped gable. Chancel: 2-light pointed window
with Perpendicular tracery under hood-mould with foliate stops. Pointed
4-light east window with Perpendicular tracery under hood-mould with monarch
stops. Raised coped gable with cross finial on shaped kneelers.
Listing NGR: TA1948034393
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Source: English Heritage
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