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SJ 38 SW, 6/64

BEBINGTON, CHURCH ROAD (south side), Lower Bebington, Church of St Andrew



Church. Two bays of nave south arcade, C12; south aisles, c.1300; south-west tower, early to mid C14, chancel and north and south chapels, crossing and transeptal bays, early C16, north aisle, 1847, using windows and entrance of former nave north wall of early C14.

North aisle has parapet; gabled porch, pointed entrance has doors with vertical strips, studs and strap hinges; window of three lights and one of two lights, west window is straight-headed of two lights, under gable, west end of nave has 3-light straight-headed window. Tower has deep buttresses, western two are diagonal, rectangular stair turret to north side; west window of two lights, second stage lancet with shouldered lintel, and 2-light louvred bell openings. Splay spire with lucarnes. South aisle has two windows with Y-tracery, gabled porch similar to above; C19 masonry to eastern bay. Chancel and gabled chapels have moulded base, sill course, weathered buttresses with bases of panelled pinnacles, cornice and parapet. 4-light windows with hollow-chamfered reveals and hood moulds, transoms and Perpendicular tracery. North-chapel windows are cusped, south-chapel windows cusped below transom, transeptal bay windows uncusped. East end has 5-light windows. Entrances to eastern bays, that to north C19.

INTERIOR has 3-bay Norman style arcades C19 arch-braced collar roof. South aisle has blocked window and high door to eastern end. Round font with simple panels, probably medieval. Crossing and transeptal bays have panelled piers, corbelled chancel and chapel arches. Chancel has 3-bay arcades, wall shafts to tie-beam roof. Chancel, chapel and parclose screens by C.E. Deacon. Windows have cusped panelled recesses below. Reredoses and altars are C19, pierced panels to altars. C16 misericords and bench ends. Timber pulpit has tracery panels. North transept window by Wailes, 1855; south transept window by Holiday, 1881.

Listing NGR: SJ3330083921


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

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Date: 11 Jun 2007
Reference: IOE01/16005/16
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