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Christ Church

A Grade II* Listed Building in Tidcombe and Fosbury, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3257 / 51°19'32"N

Longitude: -1.5504 / 1°33'1"W

OS Eastings: 431421

OS Northings: 158609

OS Grid: SU314586

Mapcode National: GBR 5ZS.YMM

Mapcode Global: VHC25.2YP2

Entry Name: Christ Church

Listing Date: 10 July 1978

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1365505

English Heritage Legacy ID: 310930

Location: Tidcombe and Fosbury, Wiltshire, SN8

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Tidcombe and Fosbury

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

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Listing Text

TIDCOMBE AND FOSBURY FOSBURY
SU 35 NW
10/206 Christ Church
10.7.78
GV II*
Anglican Parish church. 1854-6, by S.S. Teulon. Flint with Bath
stone dressings, tiled roof. Nave and chancel in 1 vessel. South-
west porch with steeple. North chancel vestry. 6 bays. Entrance
under tower; ogee hood with vine leaf crockets, double nook shafts
and naturalistic foliage capitals. Tower buttresses gabled.
Windows 2-light with varied Decorated tracery and relieving arches
of alternating tile and glazed brick. Chancel buttresses gabled.
5-light east window, 4-light west window. Ashlar panel below east
end. Tower of 3 stages, bellstage with pierced transennae. Tall
machicolated parapet with carved panels. Octagonal stair tower in
re-entrant against nave, rises to spirelet engorged with crown.
Interior: 6 bay open timber roof, trusses bracketed to wall corbels
in nave, hammer beam to 2 trusses of chancel which also have
scalloped windbraces. Chancel raised 2 steps. Inscription over
windows, these with grisaille glass. Fittings: Font, stone,
octagonal, with small bowl. Furniture: Pulpit, reading desk, choir
stalls and pews, and communion rail all oak. Altar removed. The
church is redundant.


Listing NGR: SU3142158609

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