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Mansell Gamage Church, Mansell Gamage

Description: Mansell Gamage Church

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 September 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 149991

OS Grid Reference: SO3941944498
OS Grid Coordinates: 339419, 244498
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0955, -2.8857

Location: B4230, Mansell Gamage, County of Herefordshire HR4 7LE

Locality: Mansell Gamage
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR4 7LE

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Listing Text

SO 34 SE
4/33 Mansell Gamage Church
- II

Parish church, now house. C12, extended C14 and 1824, largely rebuilt
1877 with some late C20 alterations. Coursed rubble with ashlar dressings
and graduated stone tile roof. West tower of 1824, nave C12, south transept
C14, north transept C19, chancel C14. West tower of two stages with crenellated
parapet, with a pointed window on each floor, with stepped diagonal buttresses.
Nave of two bays; on the south wall a window of two trefoiled lights to the
east, the south door to west is C12 with a semi-circular head with roll moulding
and a label enriched with billet ornament. The south porch is C14 and timber-
framed. The outer archway is formed by curved braces below the tie-beam, with
cusped struts above. The bargeboards are cusped. The south transept south
window is C14 of three plain lights under a three-centred head. The chancel
has a C20 window of five trefoiled lights in timber, the C19 east window has
three trefoiled lights and a label with head stops. Interior: the C19 chancel
arch is two-centred. The roof of the chancel is a C14 common rafter type,
whilst the nave roof has C19 arch-braced tie-beams with raking struts above.
Fittings against north wall of chancel a tapering slab with elaborate incised
cross. A small late C20 west gallery has been inserted. (RCHM, Vol 3, pp 144-5;
BoE, p.248-9).

Listing NGR: SO3941944498

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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