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Church of St Mary the Virgin, Clumber and Hardwick

Description: Church of St Mary the Virgin

Grade: I
Date Listed: 13 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 241261

OS Grid Reference: SK6267274606
OS Grid Coordinates: 462672, 374606
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2648, -1.0618

Location: Clumber Lane, Worksop S80 3AZ

Locality: Clumber and Hardwick
Local Authority: Bassetlaw District Council
County: Nottinghamshire
Country: England
Postcode: S80 3AZ

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Listing Text


5/55 Church of
St. Mary the
13.2.67 Virgin
(Clumber Park)

G.V. I

Estate chapel. 1886-89. By Bodley and Garner for the seventh
Duke of Newcastle. Fourteenth Century decorated Revival style.
Polychromatic Steetley and Runcorn sandstone ashlar with lead
roofs. Chamfered and moulded plinth, gabled buttresses,
dentillated sill band, moulded string courses, coped and
crenellated parapets, windows and doors with hood moulds,
shouldered coped gables with crosses. Gargoyles and carved
figures in niches. Nave, chancel, crossing and tower, north
transept and baptistry, vestries, north tower, lady chapel, south
transept and chapel. 4 bay buttressed nave has 4 double lancets
on each side. West door has moulded ogee head with vine motif.
Above, triple lancet with intersecting tracery and flanking
niches. Higher, buttressed chancel, 4 bays, has 4 double and
triple lancets with reticulated tracery. Pinnacled east end has
traceried panel and above, 5 light lancet. Corner buttressed
crossing tower, 2 stages, has above, paired double lancet bell
opening on each side. Above again, 4 crocketted pinnacles linked
by flying buttresses to pierced octagonal corona. Above, spire
with lucarnes. North transept has, to left, stair turret, to
right, extruded corner with doorway and above, double lancet.
Vestry has single lancet. 2 stage north tower has paired lancet
and above, 3 lancets. Single storey clergy vestry has 2 lancets
each side. Buttressed single storey lady chapel has 3 lancets.
South transept has moulded doorway, and to left, extruded corner
with 2 small lancets. Above, triple lancet with flanking
pinnacled niches. Nave has stone benches, blind arcade with
moulded arches, sill band, wall passage, clerestorey openings
with shafts and stained glass; west window glass by Kempe. Rib
vault with clustered filletted responds. Moulded crossing arch.
Similar chancel arch has figures in canopied niches and canopied
timber screen with wrought iron gates by Bodley. Chancel has 3
bay arcades with traceried stone and wrought iron screens, single
doorways, and above, to north, panelled organ tribune. East end
has carved marble altar with gradine and tabernacle, and to
south, triple sedilia. Windows have stained glass; east window
by Kempe. Rib vault with figure carved bosses in 2 eastern bays
and clustered shaft responds. Crossing has single bay vault on
imposts. North transept has moulded archways, that to north
aisle vestry with panelled screen. North side has carved stoup
and Classical style monument by Westmacott to Georgiana, Duchess
of Newcastle, 1822. Panelled plinth with reclining figure on
couch with 2 infants; at rear, pedimented panel with allegorical
figure in low relief. Above, window with stained glass. Vault
with moulded imposts and gilt bosses. Single bay baptistry has
stone benches, 2 lancets with stained glass, figure by Comper,
and painted panelled ceiling. North aisle vestry has coffered
arched ceiling. Clergy vestry has fitted vestment cupboards,
shaft piscina, single stained glass window and coffered painted
ceiling. Lady chapel has at west end, moulded archway with
wrought iron screen, and to east, altar and panelled reredos with
figures, by Bodley. 3 stained glass windows by Kempe. Carved,
painted and gilt lierne vault with filletted responds and some
marble shafts. South transept has moulded archways, and to
north, corbelled niche containing figure by Comper. To south,
carved stoup, and above, window with stained glass. South
transept chapel has stone benches, 3 stained glass windows,
figure by Comper and coffered arched ceiling. Fittings include
traceried panelled pulpit, linenfold panelled timber lectern,
candelabra and sconces and font with octagonal marble shaft, all
by Bodley. Traceried, carved choir stalls and similar clergy
stalls with canopies, spires and figures, 1890; similar font
enclosure and cover and confessional, suspended oil lamps and
rood, and 14 carved timber figures, all by Rev. Ernest Geldart.

Listing NGR: SK6267274607

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Source: English Heritage

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