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Church of St Mary, Overton

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 16 May 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 139319

OS Grid Reference: SU5146349985
OS Grid Coordinates: 451463, 149985
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2467, -1.2641

Location: Kingsclere Road, Overton, Hampshire RG25 3HT

Locality: Overton
Local Authority: Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: RG25 3HT

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Listing Text

In the entry for:

1. OVERTON CHURCH ROAD
5229

SU 5149 16.5.66 Church of St Mary
6/4

II

The Church shall be upgraded to" GRADE II*"

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1.
5229 OVERTON CHURCH ROAD

SU 5149 16.5.66 Church of St Mary
6/4

II


2.
Medieval, restorations of 1853, 1897 and 1908. Nave of about 1180 of 3 arcades,
extends at the west by one wider bay (replacing a tower), with replacement and
extended aisles of C14, C13 chancel, modern vestry, west tower of 1908 (replacing C15
tower), south porch. Tile roof, carried over aisles and vestry. Walling of flint
and stone rubble with stone dressings. Perpendicular 2-light windows to aisles,
taller traceried lights to the chancel. Inside the main features are the arcade, the
circular columns and later columns, the medieval folding south door. The church was
restored and re-roofed in 1853 The tower of 1908 is of ashlar walling with lower
flint panels, with a shingled broach spire (of 1913).

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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