St Benedict Biscop, Wombourne, South Staffordshire, England
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The_Senior_Crabbes
N 52° 32.166 W 002° 10.976
30U E 555419 N 5820981
Quick Description: St Benedict Biscop, Church Road, Wombourne
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 8/21/2018 11:24:48 AM
Waymark Code: WMZ0M3
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:
A grade II listed building.
From the britishlistedbuildings website:-
Parish church. C14 west tower, north aisle probably C16, the rest 1866-7
by G.E. Street in a late C13 style. Sandstone ashlar, plain tile roofs with
coped verges. West tower, 5-bay nave with north and south aisles, north
side chapel and south porch; 2-bay chancel with north vestry and organ chamber.
From the church website:-
The parish church of St Benedict Biscop is a Grade 2 listed building and is a landmark building in the Wombourne Conservation Area. Records show that a church has existed on the present site for more than a thousand years. Restored and rebuilt several times in the intervening period, the present building is constructed of pink sandstone with a plain tiled roof. It was rebuilt to the design of the prominent Victorian architect G. E. Street in 1867, yet still retains a small amount of medieval masonry in the north wall.
Building Materials: Stone

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