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Church of St Mary, Buriton

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 16 March 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 142776

OS Grid Reference: SU7401520016
OS Grid Coordinates: 474015, 120016
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9748, -0.9471

Location: North Lane, South Downs National Park GU31 5RP

Locality: Buriton
Local Authority: East Hampshire District Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: GU31 5RP

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Listing Text


13/18 Church of St Mary

16.3.54 II*

Parish church. C12 nave of four bays with aisles (rebuilt c1300 (south) and
1764 (north)), C13 chancel and vestry, west tower of 1715, south porch of 1860,
and minor later additions. Walls of flint, some malmstone, ironstone to the tower,
stone dressings; Victorian Gothic windows, mostly small coupled cusped lancets,
but tracery in the chancel, small buttresses. Tile roof, extending to a low
eaves above the aisles. Slender plain tower, with battlements and tall narrow
openings. Interior: nave arcade of plain recessed arches, on circular columns
with square mouldings above scalloped capitals: the chancel has a piscina and
sedilia (with cusps within the arches) and an aumbry. C12 Purbeck square font
on five columns. There are several wall monuments in the chancel, some of the C18,
and two small brass monuments of 1617 and 1698. The choir vestry (south of the
tower) contains an altar tomb with iron rails (late C17 and early C18) to the
Bilson family. The open framed wood chancel arch is unusual.

Listing NGR: SU7496621407

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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