© Helmut Schulenburg
CHRIST CHURCH BAPTIST CHURCH, SPRING LANE (south off)
TANWORTH IN ARDEN, STRATFORD ON AVON, WARWICKSHIRE
31 August 2004
02 August 1972
Date of last amendment:
02 August 1972
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SP17SW SPRING LANE
652-1/2/145 (South side (off))
02/08/72 Christ Church Baptist Church
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
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).