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Parish Church of St Mary, Merton

Description: Parish Church of St Mary

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 1 June 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 205146

OS Grid Reference: TQ2450271458
OS Grid Coordinates: 524502, 171458
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4285, -0.2105

Location: Arthur Road, Merton, Greater London SW19 5AD

Locality: Merton
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SW19 5AD

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Listing Text

TQ 2471
SW19 (east side)
6/117 Parish Church of
1.6.1949 St Mary
- II*

Parish church. Chancel late Medieval, much rebuilt in 1860 by G G Scott.
Cecil chapel to south of chancel of 1626-36; nave rebuilt and enlarged in 1843
by G G Scott and Moffat, in late Gothic revival style. Knapped flint, stone
dressings, tiled pitched roof (steeply to eaves to chancel, low to parapet over
nave). 5-bay aisled nave; low clerestory; 2 bay chancel: south chapel; west
tower and spire, of 1843, 3 stages with crenellated parapet. Buttresses between
bays to nave; pointed aisle windows. Perpendicular tracery. Small square windows
to Cecil chapel, cusped. Compound piers to nave, supporting galleries to north,
south and west. Chancel and nave roofs renewed; 4 part vault to Cecil chapel.
Black marble monument to Sir Edward Cecil, Viscount Wimbledon (d1638), in Cecil
chapel. Various other monuments. Late C19 carved stone pulpit and altar
rail, arts and crafts manner. C19 stone font. Organ to west end. C14 stained
glass to Cecil chapel (figure of St George) and C17 heraldic glass. One south
window with 3 figures designed by Henry Holiday and executed by Morris and Co,
1923. Further window by Morris and Co, 1925.
London 2-South B Cherry and Pevsner.

Listing NGR: TQ2450271458

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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