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Church of St Mary, Wythall

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 April 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 156248

OS Grid Reference: SP0728374885
OS Grid Coordinates: 407283, 274885
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3720, -1.8944

Location: Severn Way, Wythall, Worcestershire B47 6JA

Locality: Wythall
Local Authority: Bromsgrove District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: B47 6JA

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Listing Text


7/196 Church of St Mary



Parish church. 1862 by F Preedy, tower added 1903 by W H Bidlake. Nave,
south aisle, chancel, central tower. Polychromatic brickwork with stone
dressings and slate roof. South aisle: three bays divided by stepped
buttresses, entrance to left slightly advanced with gable over has a 2-
centred arch with engaged respond shafts; one window to each bay of two
trefoiled lights under 2-centred heads; chancel: two bays with lancets;
east window: three trefoiled lights under 2-centred head. Tower of 1903
rises two stages above aisle. First stage has a 2-light window under 2-
centred head; the belfy stage has on each side a pair of large open 2-light
windows with 2-centred heads and multiple engaged shafts to responds, octagonal
stair turret on north-east corner has a conical stone roof; roof gabled north/
south, surmounted by a fleche. Interior: polychromatic brickwork, three-bay
arcade to south aisle of brick on stone columns; at crossing 2-centred arches
in all directions with respond shafts. The massive tower is a prominent land-
mark in the predominantly flat terrain around Wythall. (BoE, pp 337 - 338).

Listing NGR: SP0728374885

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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