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Description: Church of St Thomas
Date Listed: 23 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 323634
OS Grid Reference: SE0073044148
OS Grid Coordinates: 400730, 444148
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8935, -1.9904
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SUTTON MAIN STREET
9/107 (east side)
Church of St Thomas
Church, 1869 by W H Crossland. Ashlar with slate roof. Nave, chancel, aisles, west
tower, north porch and organ loft. A mature Gothic Revival design with detail
generally of late Geometric character, as are the 3 bays of the nave. The 2 bays of
the clerestorey however have square-headed, cusped lights in pairs. The organ loft
has a rose window composed of mouchettes. Heavy buttresses. The west tower has
diagonal buttresses dying just below a heavy string course with a large grotesque
gargoyle at each angle; above these are battlements and 4 short crocketed pinnacles.
Louvred belfry windows.
Interior: Nave of 3 unequal bays with open timber roof with a light scissor
consruction, slightly different over the 2-bay chancel. Capitals carved with foliage
in the style of Southwell. Large white marble pulpit and font of classical character.
Listing NGR: SE0073044148
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Source: English Heritage
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