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©  Helmut Schulenburg

IoE Number: 482812
Photographer: Helmut Schulenburg
Date Photographed: 31 August 2004
Date listed: 02 August 1972
Date of last amendment: 02 August 1972
Grade II

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TANWORTH-IN-ARDEN SP17SW SPRING LANE 652-1/2/145 (South side (off)) 02/08/72 Christ Church Baptist Church II Church. 1877 by George Ingall for GF Muntz of Umberslade Park (qv) and vestry to east of 1893. MATERIALS: blue lias stone with limestone dressings, steeply pitched hipped and gabled roofs of Welsh slate. STYLE: Decorated with lavish details. PLAN: 4-bay nave with north porch, 3-stage south-west tower incorporating porch, north and south transepts. EXTERIOR: apsidal chancel. Buttresses with off-sets. Pinnacles with finials to ends of aisle and transepts. Gabled north porch has plank door in roll-moulded chamfered surround. Nave has lancet windows with Geometrical-type tracery to head. Tower: diagonal buttresses with off-sets to full height surmounted by pinnacles, except to north-east angle where is an embattled octagonal stair turret. West side has plank door with stilted arch in ornamented gabled porch with 2 orders of arches and slender colonettes. Second stage has trefoil windows, decorated band. Third stage has clock faces to 4 sides, pairs of lancet belfry windows with continuous hoodmould, and a pierced quatrefoil parapet. Spire with gabled lucarnes. West end has arcade of 4 lancet lights with 4-light Geometrical-type window above. Gabled transepts have arcade of 3 lancets with rose windows above. Polygonal apse has similar lancets with Geometrical-type windows. Single-storey vestry to north-east. INTERIOR: not inspected. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N and Wedgwood A: Warwickshire: Harmondsworth: 1966-1990: 367).

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