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Description: Church of St Dunstan
Date Listed: 14 March 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 214048
OS Grid Reference: SJ3735589529
OS Grid Coordinates: 337355, 389529
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3989, -2.9436
SJ 38 NE EARLE ROAD
7/409 Church of St
Church. 1886-9. Aldridge and Deacon. Red brick with slate
roof. 5-bay nave with aisles and baptistry under lean-to
roofs, 2-bay chancel with north chapel and south organ-loft
in transept. Fleche at west end of nave has 2-light
traceried bell-openings and copper-clad spire. West end has
baptistry with 1:3:1 lancets and parapet. North porch has
pointed entrance with roll moulded arch and flanking
buttresses; diapered gable has niche with figure of St.
Dunstan. South porch has south entrance. West window of 5
stepped lancets under pointed relieving arch, the tympanum
with Christ and symbols of the Evangelists flanking
octagonal turrets with pyramidal roofs with lucarnes. Aisles
have 3 stepped lancets per bay, the clerestory has 2
lancets. Chancel has 3 stepped lancets. Interior: Brick, 5-
bay nave arcades on stone piers, frieze over. 3 arches to
baptistry. Arch-braced king-post roof, western trusses more
elaborate. Stepped chancel arch, no capitals. Iron screen
and frieze with angels'heads; wagon roof. Wall memorial
brasses in aisles and good C19 glass, particularly west
window. A severe but handsome design.
Listing NGR: SJ3735589529
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Source: English Heritage
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