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CHURCH OF ST MARY

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHURCH OF ST MARY

List entry Number: 1029859

Location

CHURCH OF ST MARY

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Staffordshire

District: Newcastle-under-Lyme

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Loggerheads

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-May-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 362630

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History

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Details

SJ 73 SW LOGGERHEADS C.P HALES, Tyrley

12/148 Church of St Mary

GV II

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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National Grid Reference: SJ 71347 33972

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