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Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin, Waltham Forest

Description: Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 27 May 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 206861

OS Grid Reference: TQ3768186857
OS Grid Coordinates: 537681, 186857
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5638, -0.0151

Location: 48 Church Road, London E10 5JP E10 5HR

Locality: Waltham Forest
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: E10 5HR

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Listing Text

Leyton E10
(north side)
Parish Church of St Mary the
27.5.54 Virgin (Formerly listed as
Church of St Mary)


Parish church. Mainly rebuilt C19 with further alterations 1932; tower and
probably part of north aisle wall understood to date from 1658. West end of
chancel 1693; south aisle and vestry 1822, to design of John Shaw; bapistry 1884;
east end altered and enlarged 1932. Brick tower and aisles; stucco clerestory;
pantiled pitched roof. Mainly Gothic revival manner. 4 bay aisled nave, 2 storey
south porch, lower chancel. Square western tower of 3 stages with corner butt-
resses and domed C18 clock turret. Cuspless geometrical tracery to aisle windows;
clerestory with square-headed mullioned windows, each with 3 arched lights. Arcade
with octagonal piers and round-headed arches, and pointed chancel-arch understood
to date from 1932. Roof trusses mainly encased. Some Victorian stained glass.
Various monuments mainly C17 and C18, including elaborate monuments to the Hicks
family beneath the tower and monuments to William Bosanquet (1813) by John Flaxman,
on west wall of north aisle, etc. NPevsner ESSEX. RCHM, VCH.

Listing NGR: TQ3768186857

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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