History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Church of St Mary

A Grade I Listed Building in Hampton Lovett, Worcestershire

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2884 / 52°17'18"N

Longitude: -2.1641 / 2°9'50"W

OS Eastings: 388904

OS Northings: 265595

OS Grid: SO889655

Mapcode National: GBR 1F1.KPH

Mapcode Global: VH928.FRS3

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 14 March 1969

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1215375

English Heritage Legacy ID: 400567

Location: Hampton Lovett, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR9

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon

Parish: Hampton Lovett

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Hampton Lovett

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

Listing Text

HAMPTON LOVETT CP HAMPTON LOVETT
SO 86 NE
5/58 Church of St Mary

14.3.69

- I

Parish church. Early C12 with C14 to C16 alterations and additions;
restoration of 1858-9. Sandstone ashlar, tile roof. C12 nave, C16 south
porch with tower over, C14 chancel, north (St Anne's) chapel built c1474,
rebuilt 1561 for the Pakingtons. Tower and porch: four stages, crenellated
parapet, diagonal buttresses; belfry (top) stage: 2-light windows with
quatrefoil over, first and second have square headed windows; ground floor:
porch has outer doorway with double chamfered 2-centred head, inner doorway
of two moulded continuous orders. Nave: two bays; south wall: west bay
occupied by porch and tower, east bay has late C14 window of two lights
under 2-centred head; west wall rebuilt 1858-9, jambs of window reset,
tracery restored in C14 style, three lights; north wall: 2-light late C14
window to west, roughly central, a blocked C12 north door with semi-circular
head and shafts with cushion capitals; set in jambs continued up to eaves as
pilaster buttresses; east bay occupied by north chapel: almost entirely of
1561, with north vestry of 1858-9 flanked by two reset windows of c1414, of
2 and 3 cinquefoil headed lights under square heads; east window of 1561 with
five Tudor arched lights under a square head. Chancel: angle buttresses, south
wall partially C12, of two bays, two early C15 two-light windows under square
heads, blodked priests door between them; east window: late C14 with three
trefoil headed lights. Interior: chancel arch of early C14, 2-centred with
two orders continuous down jambs; 2-centred arch from nave to north chapel
of 1858-9; early C15 arch betwen chancel and north chapel, 4-centred head
of two orders; piscina in south wall of chancel with trefoil head. Roofs:
nave: C16 restored 1858-9, four bays with moulded cambered tie-beams, two
queen struts (no collar) and moulded purlins; an earlier, crenellated, beam
is embedded in the wall above the chancel arch; chancel: four bay wooden
barrel vault of 1858-9; north chapel: five bay arch braced collar roof of 1858-9.
Fittings: chancel: chest tomb of Sir John Pakington, died 1551, set in north
wall, with much restored canopy above; nave: wall memorial to Henry Hammond,
died 1660, framed by Corinthian columns, armorial bearing above, signed by
Joshua Marshall of London; north chapel: memorial to Sir John Pakington,
reclining effigy on chest tomb with wall tablet behind, signed by J Rose
of London. Glass: some fragments of armorial glass of 1561 in north window
of nave; chancel east window by John Hardman. Font: C19 octagonal bowl on
C14 moulded octagonal base. (VCH 3, pp 156-7; BoE, p 183).


Listing NGR: SO8890465593

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Selected Sources

Source links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.