British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Church of St Mary, Newton Valence

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 July 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 142369

OS Grid Reference: SU7244332837
OS Grid Coordinates: 472443, 132837
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0903, -0.9670

Location: Newton Valence, Hampshire GU34 3RB

Locality: Newton Valence
Local Authority: East Hampshire District Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: GU34 3RB

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Explore more of the area around Newton Valence, Hampshire at Explore Britain.

Listing Text


5/15 Church of St Mary

Parish church. C12, mainly C13, C15, 1813, with restoration of 1871. Of Saxon
origin, a single cell of Early English design, with a north-west chapel (late C13),
a western tower (raised and restored 1813) and a south vestry (1871). Tile roof
of a single ridge, gables to the lower chapel and vestry roofs. Walls (Victorian)
of flint with stone dressings, buttresses, plinth : all the windows are lancets
except those in the chapel and vestry gables, which are coupled beneath trefoil
and quatrefoil. The tower has 2 stages, with lower lancets, cemented walls,
brick parapet with simple corner turrets, and a Perpendicular arch to a westdoor
(now blocked). Inside, there is a regular pattern of lancets (3 Victorian)
resting on a roll moulding, and an arch to the chapel, resting on moulded caps
(Cl3) of a ½ column and a bracket. At the east end is a Norman pillar piscina,
and the chapel has a C13 piscina. There are several wall monuments of the C18
and C19, and floor slabs in the sanctuary of the mid C18: and a small lettered
brass of 1616. Other interior details are Victorian, including a "Perpendicular"
font. The Norman font has been recovered and placed in the chapel.

Listing NGR: SU7246432815

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.