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Church of St Mary the Virgin, Ross-on-Wye

Description: Church of St Mary the Virgin

Grade: I
Date Listed: 22 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 153454

OS Grid Reference: SO5979824046
OS Grid Coordinates: 359798, 224046
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9135, -2.5859

Location: 16 Church Street, Ross-on-Wye, County of Herefordshire HR9 5HZ

Locality: Ross-on-Wye
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR9 5HZ

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Listing Text



Revision Number: 2

Church of St Mary
SO 5924 1/1 the Virgin
A fine church with nave, North and South aisles square tower with pinnacles
at corners and graceful spire. Local red sandstone with ashlar dressings.
Some C12 material re-used. Church was rebuilt in C13 and dedicated in 1316.
Heavily restored in 1878. Window tracery mainly C19. Nave, part of chancel,
North and South aisles are C13. Tower, spire, 2 storey South porch North
porch, part of chancel and sanctuary are C14. Also roof of South aisle are
C15. East window has C15 glass. Many fine C16 and C17 monuments to the
Rudhall family in alabaster; other good monuments. C17 Communion rails;
left C17 or East C18 font; left C17 gates of scrolled ironwork in North
porch. C13 coffin and lid. Inside are the dead trunks of some elm suckers
that were once green in the church. RCHM 1.


Listing NGR: SO5979524045

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Source: English Heritage

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