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Church of St Anne

A Grade II Listed Building in Pontesbury, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.6685 / 52°40'6"N

Longitude: -2.8536 / 2°51'12"W

OS Eastings: 342374

OS Northings: 308202

OS Grid: SJ423082

Mapcode National: GBR BD.4VJK

Mapcode Global: WH8BZ.46F4

Entry Name: Church of St Anne

Listing Date: 10 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055630

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259500

Location: Pontesbury, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Pontesbury

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Pontesbury

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


4/196 Church of St Anne

- II

Proprietary church. 1888 by J.L. Randall of Shrewsbury. Red brick with
ashlar and painted brick dressings, machine tile roofs. Nave, chancel,
central tower and north lean-to transept; west baptistery with adjoining
north porch and south vestry; Byzantine Gothic style. Tower: in 3 stages
with tall pyramidal roof, modillioned and corbelled eaves cornice; 3
prominent gabled lucarnes with chimney stack to east, 3 plain lancets to
belfry on north and south and lean-to transept between stepped buttresses
below a row of 5 lancers on north. Buttressed nave in 2 bays with 2 lancets
to west bay and 3 to east (north side); lean-to baptistery at west end with
apsidal projection under conical roof, gabled porch and vestry attached to
north and south respectively with large rose window above. Short chancel
with blind north and south walls and an east window of 5 Gothic lights,
dentilled eaves cornice. Interior: arch-braced collar beam roof to nave
and panelled roof to chancel; at the west end a stone arcade supported on
marble pillars separates the baptistery, containing a marble font, from the
body of the church; elaborately carved marble pulpit and in the chancel
the large altar tomb of Mrs Anne Hawkes (died 1882), mother of the founder,
S.J. Hawkes, rector of the second portion of Pontesbury parish. V.C.H. VIII
(1968), Pp. 284, 290.

Listing NGR: SJ4237408202

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