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Church of St Mary and St Chad, Brewood and Coven

Description: Church of St Mary and St Chad

Grade: I
Date Listed: 19 March 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 271333

OS Grid Reference: SJ8834908664
OS Grid Coordinates: 388349, 308664
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6756, -2.1737

Location: 21 Dean Street, Brewood, Staffordshire ST19 9BT

Locality: Brewood and Coven
Local Authority: South Staffordshire District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: ST19 9BT

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Listing Text

SJ 8808-8908

13/27 Church of St. Mary and
19.3.62 St. Chad

G.V. I

Parish Church. Contains material of C13 and C16 and was
thoroughly restored by G.E. Street between 1878 and 1880,
Ashlar; clay tile roofs, 6 bay chancel of collegiate
proportions, 5 bay nave with aisles and outer S. aisle;
W. Tower and spire with diagonal buttresses. C13 lancets
to choir (E.end restored 1878-80); lancet triplets in
Street's outer S.aisle gables (inspired by evidence of cross
gabling on N.aisle); restored Decorated tracery. Early
C16 W. Tower with 4 centred western doorway and Perpendicular
W. window, 2 light belfry openings, crenellated parapet and
corner pinnacles. Interior: Arcade of tall octagonal
piers; wide drop arch to chancel of 2 chamfered orders;
widely splayed pointed tower arch; C19 timber roof.
Fittings: Font with heavy base, funnel shaped bowl and
simple roll moulded panels, probably late C16; pulpit by
Street; stone reredos of 1911. Monuments: 4 alabaster
monuments in chancel, all Giffards of Chillington:
Sir John died 1556 with 2 wives; Sir Thomas died 1560 and
2 wives;; John died 1613 and wife; Walter died 1632 and
wife; incised slab to Richard Lane died 1518 and wife;
tablet to Matthew Moreton died 1669 and wife. Medieval
coffin about 4 yards S. of chancel. B.O.E., V.C.H. Vol. 5.

Listing NGR: SJ8834908663

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Source: English Heritage

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