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Church of St Mary, Totton and Eling

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 8 October 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 143476

OS Grid Reference: SU3669212459
OS Grid Coordinates: 436692, 112459
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9104, -1.4795

Location: Eling Hill, Totton, Hampshire SO40 9HE

Locality: Totton and Eling
Local Authority: New Forest District Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: SO40 9HE

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Listing Text

SU 31 SE
5/17 Church of St Mary
8.10.59 II*

Parish church. Of Saxon and Norman origin as an aisleless nave and
chancel, with transepts, with C13 restoration of the chancel, C14 south
chapel, C15 north aisle and tower, early south aisle and north chapel
rebuilt in a substantial general restoration of 1863 by B Ferrey, which
included south and west porches and a north vestry. Mostly Victorian
exterior with a few reused C16 windows; walls of flint and stone rubble
with stone dressings, plinth, stepped buttresses, four plain Tudor windows,
the other with tracery of the Decorated style. The tower of three stages
is mainly Tudor and Jacobean, with massive diagonal buttresses on the north
side. The interior has C13 and C14 arcading, with two round arches (one of
early date); there is a small Norman window at the east end of the chancel.
There are a number of fine wall monuments (two by Rysbrack) and several
tombstones. The reredos includes a Venetian painting of the last supper,
restored but apparently of early C16 origin. In the north aisle hangs a
helm, with a hatchment.

Listing NGR: SP3858402580

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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