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Church of St Anne, Brown Edge

Description: Church of St Anne

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 274508

OS Grid Reference: SJ9052254010
OS Grid Coordinates: 390522, 354010
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0832, -2.1429

Location: 58 Church Road, Brown Edge ST6 8TE

Locality: Brown Edge
Local Authority: Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: ST6 8TE

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Listing Text

SJ 95 SW
- Church of St Anne


Parish church. 1844 by J.C. Trubshaw, extended 1854 by Ward and
Son of Hanley, under the patronage of H.H. Williamson. Rock-faced
coursed stone; tiled roof; verge parapets with bellcote to west.
Neo-Norman tower, nave, chancel. Nave and chancel by Trubshaw.
Nave: of 4 bays divided by 2-stage buttresses and with 3 round-
arch windows to each bay; corbelled eaves and string at cill
level; gabled porch to west end. Chancel: very small lower chancel
of one bay; east window of 3 round arches, the centre taller and all
with zig-zag ornament. Tower: by Ward, Iconoclastic Romanesque, set
to the north-east of the church and dominating the site; square plan;
of 3 stages with set-back buttresses up to the bell chamber; grotesque-
head corbels to zig-zag frieze and widely projecting gargoyles under
solid spire with scalloped finish in imitation of tiles; 2 pairs of
lucarnes to each face; circular stair turret to north-east finished
by a cone-shaped roof; 2-light round-arch bell chamber openings,
2 to each face with columns in deeply-set reveals between lights;
round-arch window to north and round-arch door to west with elaborate
low-relief carving in tympanum inscribed: "VICT 1854" within arch.

Listing NGR: SJ9052254010

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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