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Description: Church of St Mary
Date Listed: 25 September 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 228516
OS Grid Reference: TG3690405514
OS Grid Coordinates: 636904, 305514
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5957, 1.4965
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TG 30 NE STRUMPSHAW CHURCH ROAD,
25/9/62 Church of St. Mary.
Parish church. C12 and C15, re-ordered and re-furnished after a fire in 1971.
Flint and brick with limestone dressings. Roofs slated and pantiled. West
tower, nave, chancel, south porch, vestry. C12 round tower with octagonal
upper stage with tall lancets on cardinal faces. C15 embattled parapet with
flushwork panels. String course at base of parapet with head-corbels. Restored
2-light Perpendicular west window. South porch of flint and brick with north
and south cusped lancets; west wall of porch partly masks a lancet in the
nave south wall. Late Norman south doorway with zig-zag work in the arch
and billet-moulded hood. Windows generally 2-light Perpendicular, much
restored. Nave windows have stilted hood moulds. C15 four-centred tower
arch on corbels. Roofs rebuilt after fire. C15 chancel arch with head stops
to hood mould on eastern side. Banner-staff recess in north wall of nave.
Piscina in south wall of chancel with petalled bowl and cusped arched head
in square opening. Stepped dropped-cill sedilia. Octagonal font, re-cut,
with ornate crocketted cover.
Listing NGR: TG3690405514
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Source: English Heritage
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