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Description: Church of St Werburgh
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
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KINGSLEY C.P. CHURCH STREET
SK 04 NW
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
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Source: English Heritage
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