British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Church of St Werburgh, Kingsley

Description: Church of St Werburgh

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 274764

OS Grid Reference: SK0133746914
OS Grid Coordinates: 401337, 346914
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0195, -1.9815

Location: Church Street, Kingsley, Staffordshire ST10 2AE

Locality: Kingsley
Local Authority: Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: ST10 2AE

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Explore more of the area around Kingsley, Staffordshire at Explore Britain.

Listing Text

SK 04 NW
(west side)
Church of St Werburgh


Parish church. C13 base to C14 tower, nave by Trubshaw 1820 and chancel
by Lynham 1886. Coursed dressed and squared stone of ashlar quality,
rough-faced to chancel; slate nave roof and tiled to chancel, with
verge parapets. Tower, nave (with south porch), and chancel. Tower:
of 4 stages, large diagonal buttresses to west sides of 5 stages,
crenellated parapet on raised string bearing gargoyles at centres;
bell chamber openings, labelled pointed of 2 lights with trefoils to
heads, small lancets to lower stages and flat-headed 2-light mullioned
west window over Tudor-arch door. Nave: wide plan, projecting beyond
tower to north; of 4 bays divided by 2-stage buttresses; cavetto
eaves; Y-tracery pointed windows; porch south has flat roof behind
parapet, angle buttresses and pointed arch entry; north door has
brattished cornice set between buttresses. Chancel: of 3 bays, larger
to east, divided by gabletted 2-stage buttresses; Y-tracery windows to
west and centre bays on south; 5-light pointed east window with low-
relief carved panel below; vestry set against north side.

Listing NGR: SK0133746914

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.