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Description: Church of St Mary
Date Listed: 26 November 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 129319
OS Grid Reference: SU0746399767
OS Grid Coordinates: 407463, 199767
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6966, -1.8934
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DRIFFIELD DRIFFIELD VILLAGE
SU 09 NE
9/24 Church of St. Mary
Small Anglican church. Norman foundation, restored 1734, and in
1863 possibly by William Butterfield. Coursed rubble stone with
quoins to east, on plinth on north side, stone slate roof with
coped verges and cross saddlestones. Partially projecting west
tower, nave and south porch, chancel. Tower of 3 stages without
offsets or string courses (except for base), corbelled cornice and
parapet. Single lancet to west on lower stages, twin louvred
belfry openings around top stages. Restored porch with pointed
archway and offset plinth with open traceried window on left side
and niche inside on right. Flanking lancets in nave wall. Chancel
south wall has single lancet and Decorated 2-light, stepped triple
lancet to east end and blind north wall. Three single lancets in
north wall of nave.
Interior: braced collar beam roof to nave and chancel. Box pews in
nave with Creed and Pater boards at west end. Series of marble
wall monuments in chancel to Hanger family. "Reredos" surround to
altar set with encaustic tiles. Stained glass by Alexander Gibbs.
(David Verey, Buildin9s of England - Gloucestershire: The
Listing NGR: SU0746399767
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