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Description: Church of St Mary and All Saints
Date Listed: 6 March 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 146416
OS Grid Reference: SU6077418210
OS Grid Coordinates: 460774, 118210
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9601, -1.1360
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SU 61 NW DROXFORD THE SQUARE
7/33 Church of St Mary and
6.3.67 All Saints
Parish church. Norman nave and chancel, north aisle and chapel of c.1200, south
aisle and chapel C13, the aisles rebuilt C15 and chapels C14, west tower of 1599,
C18 renovation of the chancel, restoration of 1903. Walls of flint, some parts
plastered, with stone dressings: small buttresses, C13 chapel windows, other
windows mostly of (restoration) Perpendicular style: some brick dressings in the
tower, which has a brick parapet. Tile roof, extending across the aisles, with
steeply-gabled dormers to the nave, hipped to the chancel (with a flat top) with
a modillion eaves cornice, lead flats above the chapels, with plaster coved eaves.
The tower has a square stair turret, set diagonally in the north-west corner, and
above the west door a plaque incised AD 1599. The interior has medieval arches
and a Norman chancel arch, piscinas in the chapels, the remains of a rood stair,
a Gothic niche in the south chapel, Jacobean communion rail and altar table.
There is a medieval effigy of a lady, and several C18 wall monuments. The North
and South Norman doorways (re-set in the aisles) have recessed orders, zig-zag and
Listing NGR: SU6066018367
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Source: English Heritage
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