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Description: Church of St Andrew
Date Listed: 7 December 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 191126
OS Grid Reference: SP7136094542
OS Grid Coordinates: 471360, 294542
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5441, -0.9492
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HIGH STREET (South Side)
7.12.66 Church of St. Andrew
G V II*
Church. 1865/6. By Joseph Goddard of Leicester. Red brick with stone
dressings and dark blue brick string courses. Welsh slate roof with stone
coped gables and finials. Decoration both outside and inside in cut brick and
dark blue brick. In the Early English style. N W tower and spire, nave, N
aisle, chancel and S chancel vestry. Tower of 3 storeys with angle
buttresses, N.W. doorway, paired lancets on 2nd stage with small round window
over, and 4 shafted triple lancet bell openings. Moulded and cut brick
frieze. Broach spire with 1 tier of lucarnes, finial and weathercock. Large
W window with lancets and rose window over. Plate tracery and stained glass
of 1877. 4 bay N arcade, the arches with cut brick decoration, on circular
piers. N clerestory of small quatrefoil windows. 5 3-light S windows with
plate tracery. 5 bay roof with curved braces to collars. N aisle has paired
lancet windows. Semi-circular chancel apse with lancets filled with stained
glass by Heaton, Butler and Bayne. Wagon roof to chancel, the braces round
the apse supported on shafts and stone corbels. S. chancel vestry with
lean-to roof. N chancel organ chamber. Pevsner and V.C.H., Vol.V.
Listing NGR: SP7136094542
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Source: English Heritage
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