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Church of St Paul, Fazeley

Description: Church of St Paul

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 272802

OS Grid Reference: SK2038801738
OS Grid Coordinates: 420388, 301738
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6130, -1.7003

Location: A4091, Fazeley, Staffordshire B78 3RG

Locality: Fazeley
Local Authority: Lichfield District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: B78 3RG

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Listing Text

west side)

13/49 Church of St. Paul


Parish church. 1853-5. By H.J. Stevens of Derby at the expense of
Sir Robert Peel. Random rubble with ashlar dressings; slate roof.
6-bay nave with north and south aisles and south porch, single-bay
chancel, 2-bay western annexe and north-east vestry. West annexe:
west window comprises a pair of lancets with plate traceried quatrefoil
beneath a common hood mould with stiff-leaf stops, 2 pointed north windows
each with hood mould and stiff leaf stops; pointed south door with
colonettes and roll moulded arch. Nave and aisles: bay divisions
marked by buttresses, each bay has a pair of lancets with hood mould, the
western bay has a single lancet, the west windows of the aisles are
paired lancets, plate traceried quatrefoil beneath a common hood mould,
the east window of the south aisle is of a similar pattern but the roll
and fillet moulded arch of each light springs from colonettes; hood
mould with stiff leaf stops, pointed north door, roll and fillet moulded
arch springing from colonettes with water holding bases and moulded
capitals, roll and fillet moulded hood with stiff leaf stops. Gabled
south porch with pointed roll and fillet moulded doorway of 2 orders,
colonettes and hood mould. Chancel: east window of 3 graded lancets
under a common hood mould with stiff leaf stops, banded colonettes and
roll and fillet moulded arches. Interior: pointed west arch of 2
chamfered orders now screened off from the main body of the church; no
structural division between nave and chancel; nave arcade has pointed
arches of 2 chamfered orders on octagonal columns with moulded bases and
capitals; small clerestorey above with pointed rere arches. Arch
braced collar roof over the nave; lean-to aisle roofs; 5-bay reredos
with trefoil headed panels and colonettes. Fittings: contemporary
with the church. Font with cylindrical pedestal surrounded by detached
colonettes, supporting a cylindrical basin; full set of pews; wooden
hexagonal pulpit with arcaded sides, lectern and priests bench. Stained
glass: east window of 1868 with St. Paul as the centrepiece and the
four evangelists to the sides; early C20 glass in the south aisle window.
B.o.E. p. 131.

Listing NGR: SK2038801738

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Source: English Heritage

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