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Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Preston Candover

Description: Church of St. Mary the Virgin

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 138968

OS Grid Reference: SU6069141538
OS Grid Coordinates: 460691, 141538
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1699, -1.1333

Location: B3046, Preston Candover, Hampshire RG25 2EJ

Locality: Preston Candover
Local Authority: Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: RG25 2EJ

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Listing Text

Church of St Mary
the Virgin


1884-5, by Sir Arthur Blomfield. Early English style, with chancel, nave, narthex,
north transept (vestry) north aisle and a north-west tower. Steeply-pitched red tile
roof. Flint walling with stone dressings and brick banding; buttresses, hood-moulds,
flush and projecting bands, plinth. The smallest windows in the northex are 4-cusped
lights in square stone frames. Most windows are lancets but there are larger windows
(of 2-lights in the transept, 3 to east window and 4 to west window) with traceried
lights. The tower, of 3 stages, has a slender broach spire, stone bands corner
buttresses with stone set-offs and brick quoins. The interior walling is in red
brickwork, with sparse stone dressings, the pointed arcade resting on cylindrical
columns, with square moulded caps and bases. The exposed timber roof has arch-braced
trusses, resting on stone corbels, the chancel being ceiled with painted panels.

Listing NGR: SU6059741587

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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