St Andrew


Core fabric mainly 12th to 14th Century

Rebuilding of chancel 1869

South arcade early 12th Century

North arcade, chancel arch, both arcades extended 1 bay west 13th Century

Carving over the
south door
The south porch

South door, porch and south aisle mid 14th Century

Clerestory 15th Century

Tower 14th to 15th Century

Significant Interior Features

North arcade, 2 round pillars, square plinths, plain square capitals, early thCentury

Foliage carving on pillar capitals
Carved doves behind the pulpit

South arcade, 2 round pillars (re-used), square plinths, square capitals with stylised foliage, late 12th Century

Chancel arch, 13th Century

Tower arch, 14th Century

Carving behind pulpit (2 doves), 13th Century

Tomb recess in south aisle, 14th Century

Piscinas in north (with re-used gravemarker) and south aisles and chancel, 14th Century

Brackets in north aisle ? 15th to 16th Century

Timbers and roofs

  Nave Chancel Tower
Main 1869 roof 1869 painted roof 1869/2000 ringing gallery
South Aisle 1869 roof    
North Aisle 1869 roof    
Other principal South porch 1869    
Other timbers   1905 Wainscotting around 13th Century piscina  

During the 1869 restoration all timber was renewed, except for some woodwork in the tower. This has not been expertly dated.

Bell Frame

New frame in 2000 for 6 bells, full-circle ringing, replacing one installed in 1936 for 3 bells for chiming.

Modular construction, welded steel sections with cross-bracing. Clamped on to existing steel girders mounted into tower masonry.


  Nave Chancel Tower
Plaster covering & date 1869 plaster 1869 plaster 1869 plaster
Potential for wall-paintings 1869 painting later whitewashed None None

With thanks to Dr Christopher Brooke for help with
understanding the dating of the archaeological features.