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Church of Unknown Dedication, Tidmington

Description: Church of Unknown Dedication

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 13 October 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 306539

OS Grid Reference: SP2614738557
OS Grid Coordinates: 426147, 238557
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0448, -1.6202

Location: A3400, Tidmington, Warwickshire CV36 5AH

Locality: Tidmington
Local Authority: Stratford-on-Avon District Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: CV36 5AH

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Listing Text

7/173 Church of unknown dedication
13/10/66 (Formerly listed as Parish
Church (dedication unknown))


Church, Dates from c.1200, with early C13 tower and chancel rebuilt early C16,
Restored 1874. Squared, coursed limestone with ashlar, slate roofs, and stone
slate roof to tower. Chancel, nave with south porch and west tower. Chancel of 2
bays with plinth and coped gable on kneelers, and moulded cornice. Early C16.
East square headed window of 3 scalloped lights with mouchettes above. Moulded
surround, with hood mould and label stops. To south two early C16 square headed
windows, one of 2 cusped lights, the other, towards east, of 2 lights with
scalloped heads. Hood moulds and label stops. Further early C16 square headed
window to north of 2 scalloped lights, with hood mould and label stops. Nave of
2 bays with coped gables and offset buttresses. To south a C19 stone gabled
porch with coped gable and buttress. Pointed arch doorway with moulded surround,
and Early-English style shafts and stiff-leaf capitals. Hood mould with carved
head label stops. c.1200 doorway with cushion capitals supporting a tympanum
with central carved motif and moulded surround. C19 plank door. To either side
of porch, and towards east of north side, a C19 two-light window in the
Early-English style with quatrefoil-pierced plate and hood mould. Towards west
of north side a single round-headed chamfered light. Restored north round-headed
doorway with moulded surround and plank door. Early C13 west tower of 3 stages
with flat buttresses. To north a stone lean-to vestry, to west a plain double
chamfered light. To second stage north and south a plain chamfered light. To
third stage north, south and west a 2-light window with central shaft with
moulded base and capital. Unpierced tympanum, and hood mould. Single chamfered
light to east. C13 corbel table of carved human and beasts heads. Moulded stage
bands. Pyramidal roof. Interior: splayed east window. C12 piscina in south wall
with scalloped bowl. C19 coloured tile chancel floors. Chamfered chancel
archway, the arch itself double chamfered. Triple chamfered tower arch, the
innermost order supported on C13 corbels and carved head of a man and woman. C19
pointed doorway into vestry to north. C13 round font, with carved seated figure
of a saint to one side. In north-west of nave are C15 restored benches, with
panel tracery. The front bench end has poppyhead. Eleven C19 and one C20 wall
tablets. C19 glass in east window, and south-east window of nave.
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p.433; V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol.3,

Listing NGR: SP2614738557

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Source: English Heritage

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