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Description: Church of St Mary the Virgin
Date Listed: 6 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 221790
OS Grid Reference: TL5262293850
OS Grid Coordinates: 552622, 293850
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5212, 0.2481
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WELNEY MAIN STREET
TL 59 SW
8/47 Church of St Mary the
Parish church. 1848 by J C Buckler. Coursed carstone with ashlar dressings and
slate roof. Continuous nave and chancel. Early English style. Gabled west end.
Arched west door below 2-light window with Plate tracery. Diagonal buttresses
to nave. Nave windows of 2-light Plate tracery with trefoil above trefoiled
lights. Trefoiled south door below lancet. Flat side buttresses. Dentil eaves
course. Gabled bellcote at apex of east nave gable with bell in trefoiled
opening. Chancel side windows of trefoiled lancets (2 to south, one to north).
Three-light Plate traceried east window. Flat east buttresses with modified
stiff leaf decoration. Lean-to vestry to north of chancel : 2 lancets and
trefoiled door. Interior. West gallery on 6 splayed timber posts. Nave roof
of large arched braces to collars, springing from corbels. Two tiers through
purlins. Hollow chamfered chancel arch with engaged columns. Chancel. roof as
nave. 1887 stone reredos in 3 cusped arched bays each with crocketed and finialed
gable. East window glass by T Wilshurst depicting Faith, Hope and Charity.
Listing NGR: TL5262293850
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Source: English Heritage
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