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Description: Church of St Mary
Date Listed: 7 February 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 164773
OS Grid Reference: SE9443328243
OS Grid Coordinates: 494433, 428243
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7420, -0.5697
ELLOUGHTON CHURCH LANE
SE 92 NW
5/17 Church of Saint Mary
Church. C15 west tower, remainder rebuilt in Early English style, reusing
some old materials, by J L Pearson 1844-6. Ashlar to tower, coursed oolitic
limestone rubble with freestone dressings and slate roofs. 2-stage west
tower, 2 bay nave with south porch and single-bay transepts, 3-bay chancel.
West tower: plinth, diagonal buttresses with offsets. Slit windows to first
stage. Chamfered first-floor band; 2-light pointed belfry openings with Y
tracery; eaves string course, crenellated parapet with crocketed corner
finials. West window: pointed, of 2 lights, with Perpendicular tracery.
South porch: pointed door of 2 orders with nook-shafts under hoodmould with
stylised mask stops; raised coped gable. South door: rebuilt early C13.
Pointed door of 3 moulded orders, the outer two on nook-shafts, the inner
order on an attached keel-rolled shaft. Nail head to imposts. Dogtooth
between the nook-shafts. Hoodmould. Transepts: buttresses with offsets and
moulded sill band. Paired lancets under a continuous hoodmould, pierced
quatrefoil over, raised coped gables with cross finials. Chancel: chamfered
plinth, buttresses with offsets. Sill band. Central, pointed, priests'
door flanked by triple lancets under continuous hoodmould. East elevation:
3 stepped lancets under continuous hoodmould, raised coped gable with cross
finial. The east wall incorporates an C18 tombstone with inscription to
John Robinson (date illegible). Interior: plain. Remodelled after a fire
in 1964. Segmental rear-arch with attached keeled roll to south door.
Interesting brass memorial (1928), to US Navy Officers who died in R38
airship crash, on north wall of nave. Stone pulpit reached via door from
Listing NGR: SE9443328243
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