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Church of St Mary, Vernhams Dean

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 December 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 139994

OS Grid Reference: SU3498456929
OS Grid Coordinates: 434984, 156929
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3104, -1.4995

Location: Vernhams Dean, Hampshire SP11 0EN

Locality: Vernhams Dean
Local Authority: Test Valley Borough Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP11 0EN

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Listing Text


1/36 Church of St. Mary

Parish church. Of Norman origin, with a complete restoration of 1851 by
A. Ashpital. Aisleless nave and chancel with a small north vestry. Tile
roof, western stone bell turret. Walls of flint rubble with stone dressings,
including buttresses, small coupled cusped lights to the nave and single
lights to the chancel, 5-stepped lancets at the east end, and 2 at the west end
below a quatrefoil. The south wall has altered brick quoins, indicating some
survival of the old wall. The chief feature is the re-set west doorway (C1200),
having a round arch with dog-tooth, 2 inner rows of chevron, 2 inset columns
at each side with simple foliage caps. Within, the wall above the chancel arch
has 2 prescripton panels (early C19) and a painted and framed Royal Coat of Arms
VIC 1 REG 1838. There are some monuments and plaques (1703, 1831, 1834), a
floor slab of 1696, and an octagonal C19 Perpendicular font.

Listing NGR: SU3485956778

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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