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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.


List entry Number: 1037947



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

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Draycott in the Moors

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 03-Jan-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 274983

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5/179 Church of St. Margaret

3.1.67 GV II*

Parish church. Late C13 altered possibly C16 and largely refaced circa 1848, possibly, it is said, by Pugin. Coursed, dressed and squared red sandstone; tiled roofs to chancel and north chapel; nave roof invisible behind fretted parapet. West tower, nave and aisles, south porch, chancel, north chapel. Tower: C13 base to C16 superstructure; short and broad of approximately 3 stages, stepped-in to centre; diagonal buttresses of seven stages, crenellated parapet on raised string with gargoyles to centres of north and south sides. Deep-reveal, Tudor arched, two-light bell chamber openings, small lancets to centre stage and pointed Y-tracery window to south (no west window or door). Nave and aisles in one unit with low pitched roof: 3 bays divided by 2 stage buttresses; all but the faces of the north wall appear to be late C19; large pointed, labelled windows of 3 lights and curvilinear tracery; gabled porch to south-west; diagonal buttresses at angles and small lancets over labelled pointed entrances. Chancel of similar ridge height to nave but with steeply pitched roof and low eaves; late C19, of two bays divided by two stage buttresses, part obscured to south by gabled vestry and completely obscured to north by Draycott chapel; small, pointed two light window to south-east bay and pointed labelled east window with cinquefoils set in petal shapes to head. Draycott Chapel lower than chancel, late C13, of two bays, gabled to east, 3-stage angle buttresses; pointed windows of 1 and 2 lights to north and 3-light pointed (rounded at head) east window. Interior inaccessible at time of resurvey. B.O.E., p.117.

Listing NGR: SJ9810340231

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Staffordshire, (1974), 117

National Grid Reference: SJ 98103 40231


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