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Church of St Mary, Fareham

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: I
Date Listed: 18 October 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 141470

OS Grid Reference: SU6253004495
OS Grid Coordinates: 462530, 104495
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8366, -1.1134

Location: Church Road, Fareham, Hampshire PO16 9QR

Locality: Fareham
Local Authority: Fareham Borough Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: PO16 9QR

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Listing Text

899/11/200 CASTLE STREET
(South side)


Revision Number: 2

(South End)
Church of St Mary
SU 6204 11/200 18.10.55.
[ {2.}]
Built circa 1133 inside the walls of the Roman fort when Henry I founded a small
priory of Augustinian Canons who moved to Southwick soon afterwards. Restored
in 171() by Queen Anne's Bounty and again in 1888. Originally cruciform, south
transept now missing. Short tower at crossing with pyramidal roof. Exterior rendered.
Old tiled roof. Aiseless nave with 4 round arched recessed Norman windows, Transept
has 1 window with another above. Norman west window tanked by round arched Jenels
filled with design of quatrefoils within circles. Fine Norman west doorway or
3 {orders.} {Inside,} {Arm} of Elizabeth I and Queen Anne (whose body rested in the
Church in {17ll)).} {Arcading} round {Tart} of {walls,} Squint in north wall near chancel
{Portchester Castle form} a {group} {with .} {jilt"a} {Church the Churchyard walls, the}
{Ia#p} {in the +hgrqhyard and e ychg++e. +} {"}


Listing NGR: SU6222404655

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Source: English Heritage

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