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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: 1294695



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

County: Staffordshire

District: Lichfield

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Thorpe Constantine

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Feb-1964

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 272824

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12/71 Church of St. Constantine 27.2.64


Estate church. Mainly 1883, incorporating some medieval, probably C14 material. By J. Oldrid Scott. Ashlar; plain tile roof with coped verges. West tower, 3-bay nave, 2-bay chancel, north-east vestry. Tower: probably C14 with later alterations, 3 stages with plain parapet and recessed stone spire; C19 pointed west doorway of 2 orders on colonettes with stiff leaf capitals, the inner order is hollow chamfered, the outer roll-moulded, hood mould with foliated stops; the second stage has single-light north and south windows with trefoiled heads, pointed belfry lights with Y-tracery and returned hood moulds; the spire has pointed lower lights with Y-tracery and tall crocketed triangular gablets, flanked by gargoyles and surmounted by foliated finials. Nave and chancel: continuous plinth string stepped down from east to west, buttresses to east ends of nave and chancel, the latter are diagonally placed; pointed windows with cusped Y-tracery and hood moulds, 3-light east window with cusped intersecting tracery; cast iron guttering and rain water heads decorated with foliage and rosettes. Vestry: 2-light transomed north window with trefoiled heads and hood mould, west door with corbelled lintel. Interior: segmental pointed tower arch, probably C14; pointed chancel arch of 2 quarter-round moulded orders, the inner order springs from corbelled responds with moulded capitals; collar and tie beam nave roof with cusped arch braces rising to the collar from stone corbels, central strut between tie beam and collar with cusped up-braces, square-set clasped purlins; blind arcades to north and south walls of chancel, keel moulded shafts with moulded capitals and bases and pointed arches with quarter-round moulding; east window has a cusped rere arch springing from colonettes with moulded capitals and bases; barrel ceiling with foliated bosses over the chancel. Fittings: C19 octagonal marble font.

Listing NGR: SK2592608738

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National Grid Reference: SK 25926 08738


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