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Description: Church of St George
Date Listed: 2 January 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 201299
OS Grid Reference: TQ3152164115
OS Grid Coordinates: 531521, 164115
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3609, -0.1123
The following building shall be added:-
TQ 36 SW Barrow Road, Waddon
5/53 CHURCH OF ST GEORGE
Church and community centre. 1932, Architect W Curtis Green. Built of
multicoloured brick in Flemish bond with Portland stone dressings and renewed
tiled roofs. Wooden surrounds to windows. Plan is a Greek Cross with extensions
to east and west arms. Bellcote at west end. West end of nave has tall lancet
window and triangular capped pilasters each side. Projecting porticos with
boarded doors and complicated ironmongery. Side elevations have transepts with
tall lancets and 2 mullioned windows with iron casements. Vestry has further 2
windows and 3 plank doors. Internally the building is supported on arches
reflecting 'crucks'. Boarded roof with 3 tiers of purlins. Nave has gallery at
the back and part has been partitioned off in the late C20 to form a community
centre. Interior fittings include oak organ case, octagonal oak pulpit, an
unusual circular oak font on 3 columns of Clipsham stone and steel bowl and
double doors with star decoration. The Lady Chapel has a 7-traceried window and
painting by Cicely Mary Barker, the illustrator of the Flower Fairy books who
taught at the Sunday School (See Architecture illustrated December 1932).
Listing NGR: TQ3152164115
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Source: English Heritage
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