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Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Loggerheads, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.9024 / 52°54'8"N

Longitude: -2.4274 / 2°25'38"W

OS Eastings: 371347

OS Northings: 333972

OS Grid: SJ713339

Mapcode National: GBR 7X.P4XH

Mapcode Global: WH9C4.P99S

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 14 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1029859

English Heritage Legacy ID: 362630

Location: Loggerheads, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, TF9

County: Staffordshire

District: Newcastle-under-Lyme

Civil Parish: Loggerheads

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Hales St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


12/148 Church of St Mary


Parish church. 1856. By George Gilbert Scott. Pink sandstone ashlar,
plain tiled roofs with coped verges and crosses to gables. Nave, chancel,
west tower, south porch and north organ chamber; Decorated style through-
out. Tower: in 3 stages with prominent stepped angle buttresses and
hexagonal stair turret to south-east corner; embattled parapet over
carved cornice with gargoyles to corners; deeply chamfered 2-light
openings with quatrefoils above to belfry, west window of 3 lights.
Buttressed nave in 3 bays; windows of trefoil-headed lights with
quatrefoils above, all with hoodmoulds. Gabled stone porch in first
bay from west on south with cusped lancet immediately to left. Chancel:
in 2 bays, also with Decorated-style windows similar to those in nave;
priest's door on south withballflower moulding to innermost order;
East window of 3 cusped lights with elongated quatrefoils above. Lean-to
organ chamber to north. Interior: tall, narrow pointed tower arch with
ball flower ornament to soffit; arch-braced roof with central purlin in
3 bays to nave; wide pointed chancel arch with carved foliage decoration
to corbelled responds , chancel with panelled roof in 2 bays. All
fittings and furnishings, including richly carved font, stone pulpit with
green marble columns and stained glass, are mid-C19 or later. No
monuments of note. The church was founded in mid-C19 by Revd. Alexander
Buchanan, 'squarson' of neighbouring Hales Hall (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SJ7134733972

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