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Church of St Anne, Burntwood

Description: Church of St Anne

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 11 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 272618

OS Grid Reference: SK0439109346
OS Grid Coordinates: 404391, 309346
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6818, -1.9365

Locality: Burntwood
Local Authority: Lichfield District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WS7 1JP

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Listing Text

(south side)

4/8 Church of St. Anne
(Formerly listed as St Anne's
11.10.84 Church)

- II*

Chapel of ease. 1865 by Edward Adams at the instigation of John Robinson
M.P. Polychromatic brickwork with occasional sandstone dressings;
slate roofs with verge parapets. North Italian Romanesque style.
West porch and baptistry, nave, aisles to north and south and apse.
Nave exposed only to west with a gable capped by pinnacles to sides
and bellcote to apex, corbelled brick "machicolation" to verge; two
light Romanesque window to slight central break over gabled baptistry
of single storey with flanking entrance porches gabled to north and
south. Aisles: aisle gables flank nave and of only marginally less
height; corbelled eaves; four bays defined as inset panels each with
two, two-light Romanesque windows, east and west ends have similar
3-light windows and quatrefoil light to apices. Apse of seven bays,
octagonally ended; corbelled eaves; continuous band of Romanesque
fenestration set high, under eaves with 3 lights to each bay. Interior:
four-bay arcade in brick with stencilled Byzantine pattern on capitals;
plastered walls; thin, scissor-braced nave roof; chancel and baptistry
arches on twin attached brick shafts. B.O.E. p. 96.

Listing NGR: SK0439109346

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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