Church of St Mary, Hundleby
Description: Church of St Mary
Date Listed: 3 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 196142
OS Grid Reference: TF3892066526
OS Grid Coordinates: 538920, 366526
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1777, 0.0772
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HUNDLEBY CHURCH LANE
TF 36 NE
2/19 Church of St. Mary
(formerly listed under
3.2.67 Main Street)
Parish church. Reused C14 stonework, C15 and rebuilding 1854-5.
Squared greenstone rubble, ashlar dressings, lead and slate
roofs. Western tower, clerestoried nave, north aisle, chancel,
south porch, vestry. 3 stage tower with plinth, chamfered string
course, battlemented parapet, corner crocketed reused C14
pinnacles, corner buttresses. To the belfry stage are 3 light
C19 lights with panel tracery. On the sides are single reused
ogee headed lights. The C19 west door is ogee headed with above
a tall 3 light C15 window in hollow chamfered surround. C19 2
light pointed west window to north aisle with geometric style
tracery. On the north side 2 C19 3 light Perpendicular windows,
one with segmental head. To the clerestorey 3 C19 2 light
windows also with Perpendicular tracery. Plain parapet with
moulded coping. Pent roofed vestry with tall facetted ashlar
stack. Segmental headed doorway and 2 ogee headed lancets. In
the chancel a 2 light north window matching the clerestory and in
the east a 4 light C19 Perpendicular window and a small
quatrefoil window in the gable. On the south a window matching
that to the north. In the south nave wall a further ogee lancet.
The clerestory matches that to the north. Steeply gabled C19
south porch with a chamfered pointed outer arch with keeled and
filleted responds. Continuously moulded pointed inner door.
Side benches and ribs to vault. Interior. 3 bay early C15 north
nave arcade with octagonal piers and capitals, bell moulded bases
and double chamfered pointed arches. Tall C15 tower arch, 2
chamfered orders with octagonal imposts. Chancel arch has C15
chamfered responds and imposts with C19 double chamfered arch.
At the east end of the north aisle a C19 trefoil headed doorway
to the vestry. On the north side of the chancel arch the remains
of the stairway to the rood loft and above, the rood doorway. In
the chancel north wall a C19 4 centred moulded archway with
imposts to the organ chamber. Fine C19 hammer beam roof on stone
corbels. Fittings. C19 ashlar pulpit with reading stand
decorated with apples and quatrefoils. 2 commandment boards in
chancel. C19 pews. Fine early C17 facetted gablet font with
swept panelled wooden cover with egg and dart moulding and acorn
Listing NGR: TF3892066526
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