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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: 1196517



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

County: Staffordshire

District: Newcastle-under-Lyme

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 21-Oct-1949

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 385912

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SJ84NE CHURCH LANE, Wolstanton 644-1/4/66 (East side) 21/10/49 Church of St Margaret


Church. Mainly of 1860, but incorporating substantial ammounts of medieval building, including north tower and spire. Largely by Ward and Son, with chancel by Salvin. Sandstone rubble, coursed and squared, tiled roof with scalloped bands and ridge cresting. North tower, nave, 2 aisles, chancel. Decorated style. Squat 3-stage tower with parapet and pinnacles and recessed octagonal spire. Decorated lights with deep splays in lower stage and to bell-chamber. Inserted Victorian doorway in east wall. North vestry to chancel, and 3-light Decorated east window with fluid tracery. Small window in east wall of nave above chancel roofline. 2-light Decorated aisle windows, heavy buttresses, corbel table. Heavy south porch with angle buttresses and ball-flower decoration to moulded archway. Foliate hood mould with cresting. INTERIOR: nave arcades of 4 bays with octagonal shafts. Hammer beam roof, wood traceried chancel screen. Late C19 stained glass, and tiled floors. Series of monuments to members of Sneyd family in chancel: wall tablet to John Sneyd, 1710, pedimented with urn and flanking cherubs; Sir William and Anne Sneyd, 1571, an alabaster chest tomb with recumbant effigies and 11 children represented in high relief round the base. Re-cut stone canopy with strapwork and arms; two other tablets to Radulph and William Sneyd (1729). (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Staffordshire: Harmondsworth).

Listing NGR: SJ8564048062

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SJ 85640 48062


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