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Church of St Mary and Attached Presbytery, Walsall

Description: Church of St Mary and Attached Presbytery

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 31 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 219157

OS Grid Reference: SP0121698031
OS Grid Coordinates: 401216, 298031
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5801, -1.9835

Location: Vicarage Walk, Walsall WS1 3RD

Locality: Walsall
County: Walsall
Country: England
Postcode: WS1 3RD

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Listing Text

In the entry for;

SP 0198 SW
15/99 Church of St Mary
and attached presbytery

the grade shall be amended to read, II* (star).


SP 0198 SW
15/99 Church of St Mary
and attached presbytery
- II
Roman Catholic church. 1825 - 7 by Joseph Ireland, with presbytery of
1833. Stuccoed brick with slate roof. Greek style, with moulded plinth,
giant Doric pilasters, entablature, and pediments at east and west. West
wall has clasping pilasters, and two further pilasters flanking the doorway,
which slopes inwards towards the top. This has an architrave and moulded
cornice. The north and south walls are each of five bays, the outer ones
recessed between pilasters. The windows have lugged architraves and a sill
band. The east wall is similar to the west wall, but has no openings.
To its left is a single storey one-bay link to the presbytery, which is
pedimented and of two storeys and three bays. The two left-hand bays have
a single bay window on the ground floor. The doorway is in the right hand
bay. Interior: the church has a shallow coffered tunnel vault. The west
gallery with organ is carried on two Doric columns. At the east end are
four engaged fluted Ionic columns with entablature, with pilasters on the
return walls which have acanthus necking.

Listing NGR: SP0121698031

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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