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Description: Church of St Mary
Date Listed: 1 April 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 241313
OS Grid Reference: SK5854278387
OS Grid Coordinates: 458542, 378387
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2992, -1.1231
SK 57 NE WORKSOP PARK STREET
3/104 Church of St,Mary
Roman Catholic church. 1838, in Gothic Revival style, by M. E.
Hadfield for Duke of Norfolk. Nave and apsidal chancel under
continuous roof. Ashlar with graduated slate roof; chamfered
plinth, sill band, moulded eaves and parapet, 2 coped gables,
that to west with bell turret, that to east with cross.
Buttressed nave, 5 bays, has 5 cusped head double lancets with
hood moulds, on each side. West end has central four centred
arched headed doorway in chamfered and rebated reveal with
shields in spandrels. Above, 2 corner gargoyles. Above again,
Perpendicular style 8 light mullioned and transomed window with
cusped heads and hood mould. Above again, Decorated style
canopied niche on angel corbel, containing Virgin and child.
Gable has shouldered bell turret with chamfered four centred
arched bell opening and bronze cross. Buttressed apsidal chancel
has triple lancet east window with hood mould, and single
flanking double lancets. Internal porch has 3 Tudor arched
doors. Aisleless nave has at rear, organ gallery on curved stone
brackets with mask corbels. Roof has corbels with traceried
panels carrying hammer beams with arched braces to tiebeams.
Traceried spandrels and pendants, chamfered principal timbers.
Four centred chancel arch has cove and roll moulding and shaft
responds. Chancel roof has arched braces on angel corbels,
forming a ribbed vault with decorative bosses. C19 and C20
stained glass. Fittings include C20 ashlar font, lectern and
altar and C19 altar with traceried panels and panelled canopied
reredos. Plain pews.
Listing NGR: SK5854278387
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Source: English Heritage
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