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Description: Abbey Church of St Benedict
Date Listed: 19 January 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 200909
OS Grid Reference: TQ1742781453
OS Grid Coordinates: 517427, 181453
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5198, -0.3089
Abbey Church Of St Benedict
TQ 18 SE 2/31
1897 on by Frederick and Edward Walters. Extended (after bombing) by Stanley
Kerr Bate (consecrated 1962). Abbey church in Perpendicular style. Nine
bay nave with transepts and choir below crossing. Aisled single storey.
Coursed squared rubble with ashlar dressings. Compound piers to nave arcade.
West gallery. Four-light aisle windows flanked by stepped buttresses with
crenellated parapet. Tiled roof. West front with 3 arched entrances below
2:5:2 light west window flanked by octagonal buttresses topped by battlements
and spirelets. Chequered gable with Celtic cross finial. Post war extension
in matching style.
Listing NGR: TQ1742781453
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Source: English Heritage
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