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Description: Church of St Stephen
Date Listed: 22 February 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 201033
OS Grid Reference: TQ1670781433
OS Grid Coordinates: 516707, 181433
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5198, -0.3193
ST STEPHEN'S ROAD
Church of St Stephen
TQ 18 SE 2/18 22.12.78
1876 by H Ashdown. Spire added in 1891 by A Blomfield. Church in Decorated style
of ragstone with ashlar dressings. Five bay aisled nave with clerestory. Two
bay choir with side chapels, north-east as aisle with polygonal apse, south as
double chapel off south transept. South-west chapel or baptistery off nave south
wall. North-west tower and spire linked to north aisle. Entrance under tower
and on north side of nave windows arched and with Geometric Decorated tracery
with trefoil roundels over cusped-headed lights. Foliage capitals to shafts of
east, west and south elevation windows of 6 light (west front) and 5 lights.
Stepped buttresses. Tower with 2 pairs of belfry openings per elevation with
battlemented parapet over. Spire with pinnacles and flying buttresses to the
base. Slated roofs. Ragstone and stone dressed wall surrounds the churchyard.
Listing NGR: TQ1670781433
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