CHURCH OF ST EDMUND (ROMAN CATHOLIC)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1113304
Date first listed:
30-Mar-1999
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST EDMUND (ROMAN CATHOLIC), THE AVENUE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST EDMUND (ROMAN CATHOLIC), THE AVENUE

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

District:
City of Southampton (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SU 42056 13006

Details

SOUTHAMPTON SU 41 SW THE AVENUE

CHURCH OF ST EDMUND 983/10/10028 Roman Catholic Church

II

Roman Catholic church. 1889; by J W Lunn of Great Malvern. English bond red brick with stone dressings. Double Roman clay tile roofs with stone coped gables. PLAN: Nave; 5-bay N and S aisles, transeptal lady chapel and sacristy. A tower on the south side and a transept on the north side were planned, but were not built. Decorated style. EXTERIOR: The east (liturgical west) end has a large rose window with intricate Decorated tracery and a canopied Crucifix above, and moulded pointed arch doorway below in pentice flanked by large buttresses with weathered set-offs. The N and 5 aisles have 2-light windows with reticulated tracery and clerestoryabovewith3-lightcurve-tineartracerywindows. Bellcote on S side and short gabled transept (Lady Chapel) on N side with 5-light window set in large arch. The west (liturgical east) end has small rose window in gable of chance[. INTERIOR: Plastered walls with stone arcades, chancel arch and rear-arches. 5-bay N and 5 arcades with octagonal piers, moulded capitals and double-chamfered pointed arches. Tall narrow 2-bay chancel/lady Chapel arcade. large moulded chance[ arch with corbelled shafts. Nave has 10-bay arch-braced crown-post roof with three tiers of wind-braces. Chancel has 4-bay arch-braced roof. Ornate carved stone reredos with canopied niches with spires and pinnacles; sanctuary re-ordered and altar brought forward. lady Chapel has carved stone Gothic reredos and iron and brass Communion rail. Timber lady Chapel/Chance[ screen. C19 benches. C20 organ [oft installed at east (liturgical west) end. SOURCE: Buildings of England; p 519.



Listing NGR: SU4255313582

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
473471
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, (1967)

Legal

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

End of official listing

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