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Church of St Boniface, Nursling and Rownhams

Description: Church of St Boniface

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 29 May 1957
English Heritage Building ID: 141137

OS Grid Reference: SU3593316473
OS Grid Coordinates: 435933, 116473
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9466, -1.4899

Location: Church Lane, Nursling, Hampshire SO16 0YB

Locality: Nursling and Rownhams
Local Authority: Test Valley Borough Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: SO16 0YB

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Listing Text

SU 31 NE
7/13 Church of St Boniface


Parish church. Of Saxon origin, mainly C14, with a C13 transept, restored by G E
Street 1881. Aisless nave and chancel, south transept, south porch beneath tower.
Rubble stone walls, coupled C14 windows with Decorated tracery, west window of
three lights with Reticulated tracery and three light cusped C15 window to the
transept. Tile roof; the tower above eaves level is hung with shingles, and has
a shingled broach spire. Interior: the eastern part of the chancel is
Victorian: the remainder of the interior is plain but there are many wall
monuments of the early C19. Elizabethan pulpit, mid C19 Perpendicular octagonal
font. The transept has a western arch, half blocked by the east end of the nave
wall, and contains interesting monuments; an elaborate Jacobean/classical tomb
with male and female recumbent figures, of Richard (1613) and Maria (1622) Mille.
Opposite is a classical monument to Thomas Knollys 1751; there is a stone slab
with inset brasses to Thomas Mundy 1623, and some medieval tiles let into the wall.
On the west wall of the nave is a hatchment, and a Royal Coat of Arms of 1782 (G.R.).

Listing NGR: SU3589016436

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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