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Church of St Mary and St Chad

A Grade I Listed Building in Brewood, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.6756 / 52°40'32"N

Longitude: -2.1737 / 2°10'25"W

OS Eastings: 388349

OS Northings: 308665

OS Grid: SJ883086

Mapcode National: GBR 18D.97Z

Mapcode Global: WHBFK.L03N

Entry Name: Church of St Mary and St Chad

Listing Date: 19 March 1962

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060197

English Heritage Legacy ID: 271333

Location: Brewood and Coven, South Staffordshire, Staffordshire, ST19

County: Staffordshire

District: South Staffordshire

Civil Parish: Brewood and Coven

Built-Up Area: Brewood

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Brewood St Mary and St Chad

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 8808-8908

13/27 Church of St. Mary and
19.3.62 St. Chad

G.V. I

Parish Church. Contains material of C13 and C16 and was
thoroughly restored by G.E. Street between 1878 and 1880,
Ashlar; clay tile roofs, 6 bay chancel of collegiate
proportions, 5 bay nave with aisles and outer S. aisle;
W. Tower and spire with diagonal buttresses. C13 lancets
to choir (E.end restored 1878-80); lancet triplets in
Street's outer S.aisle gables (inspired by evidence of cross
gabling on N.aisle); restored Decorated tracery. Early
C16 W. Tower with 4 centred western doorway and Perpendicular
W. window, 2 light belfry openings, crenellated parapet and
corner pinnacles. Interior: Arcade of tall octagonal
piers; wide drop arch to chancel of 2 chamfered orders;
widely splayed pointed tower arch; C19 timber roof.
Fittings: Font with heavy base, funnel shaped bowl and
simple roll moulded panels, probably late C16; pulpit by
Street; stone reredos of 1911. Monuments: 4 alabaster
monuments in chancel, all Giffards of Chillington:
Sir John died 1556 with 2 wives; Sir Thomas died 1560 and
2 wives;; John died 1613 and wife; Walter died 1632 and
wife; incised slab to Richard Lane died 1518 and wife;
tablet to Matthew Moreton died 1669 and wife. Medieval
coffin about 4 yards S. of chancel. B.O.E., V.C.H. Vol. 5.

Listing NGR: SJ8834908663

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