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Description: Church of St Mary the Virgin
Date Listed: 20 December 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 204823
OS Grid Reference: TQ4001990719
OS Grid Coordinates: 540019, 190719
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5979, 0.0202
Church of St Mary
TQ 3990 11/1
TQ 4090 12/1 20.12.54
West tower of brick, with angle features, said to be early C18. Body of church
early C19. Said by Thorne to date from 1817, chancel late C19. The interior
of the church was destroyed by fire on 9.2.1969 and has been reconstructed in
a plain modern style. The east front (facing the High Road) has also been rebuilt
in modern style to form the entrance. Monuments of interest include those to
David Bosanquet 1741, Charlotte Lee 1720 and Charles Foulis signed J Bacon, London
1783. The churchyard contains an outstanding collection of late C18 and early
C19 memorial Art particularly strong in Portland and Coade stone neo-classical
table tombs, as well as very good headstones.
Listing NGR: TQ4001990719
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Source: English Heritage
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