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Description: Church of St Mary the Virgin
Date Listed: 24 November 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 136602
OS Grid Reference: SU7184150972
OS Grid Coordinates: 471841, 150972
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2534, -0.9720
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SU 75 SW GREYWELL
8/73 Church of St Mary The
- II *
C12, C13, C15, 1870. A small aisleless nave and western tower of Norman date,
and a chancel restored (rebuilt) 1870. Red tile roof, lower over chancel. Walls
are stone quoins, cement plinth, the chancel being of flint with stone dressings,
a rood stair (c1500) projects on the north side as a semicircular turret with
chequered walling of white stone and flint. Early English, Perpendicular and
Victorian Decorated windows. Norman north doorway has dogtooth ornament, and
a blocked south doorway. The tower has massive brick corner buttresses and some
brick walling (late Cl7); the bell chamber and pyramid roof being clad in
shingles. Inside there is a fine rood screen (c1500) on a later stone-walled
base, a good octagonal C15 font, and Royal Coat of Arms of 1768. The north porch
is Victorian, with a tiled gabled roof, a timber frame, with stone base.
Listing NGR: SU7153751279
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Source: English Heritage
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