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Church of St Leonard

A Grade I Listed Building in Newland, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1343 / 52°8'3"N

Longitude: -2.2995 / 2°17'58"W

OS Eastings: 379593

OS Northings: 248492

OS Grid: SO795484

Mapcode National: GBR 0FH.1G1

Mapcode Global: VH92Z.3M55

Entry Name: Church of St Leonard

Listing Date: 25 March 1968

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1098739

English Heritage Legacy ID: 153392

Location: Newland, Malvern Hills, Worcestershire, WR13

County: Worcestershire

District: Malvern Hills

Civil Parish: Newland

Built-Up Area: Great Malvern

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: The Beauchamp Community Extra Parochial Place

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

NEWLAND CP -
SO 74 NE
5/76 Church of St Leonard
25.3.68
- I

Church. 1862, by P C Hardwick. Snecked limestone rubble with tile roof.
Comprises a nave, north-porch, lower chancel, south chancel aisle under a
pitched roof and south-east tower. The nave has windows of two trefoiled
lights under a pointed head with quatrefoil. On the north side are two;
on the south side three. Rose window in west wall. The gabled and buttressed
porch has inner and outer doorways which are moulded with angle shafts. The
north wall of the chancel has two windows similar to those of the nave.
To the east it has a window of one trefoiled light. The east window is of
three lights with Geometrical tracery. The south chancel aisle has rose
windows in its east and west walls. The tower has a lower stage of square
plan which is broached to an octagon and is capped by a short crocketted
spire with lucarnes. The bell openings are trefoiled, with a trefoil under
a pointed head. Interior: walls are covered by a complete scheme of painted
decoration which includes biblical scenes in red outline. At the west end is
an elaborate gabled and corbelled oriel opening from the adjoining former
infirmary. The nave roof has side purlins, rafters with soulaces and collars,
and trusses of similar pattern. The rafters and boards have stencil decoration.
The chancel arch is moulded and pointed and has corbelled marble shafts on
responds. The pulpit incorporates a carved alabaster figure of Christ. The
drum-shaped font has a band of dog-tooth ornament and a marble base. The
chancel screen is of iron on a stone base. Between the chancel and the south
aisle is a four-bay arcade of paired marble columns. To the east are triple
gilded and canopied sedilia and a piscina. The walls of the chancel incorporate
marble panels. The floors are covered by encaustic tiles and the windows contain
contemporary glass. (BoE, p 223).


Listing NGR: SO7960448490

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