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Description: Church of St Mary
Date Listed: 12 January 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 245391
OS Grid Reference: SP5271403456
OS Grid Coordinates: 452714, 203456
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7274, -1.2382
612/15/78 CHURCH WAY
12-JAN-54 (West side)
CHURCH OF ST MARY
Parish church. (RCHM 44). Built 1175-1182 with nave, central tower and
chancel. In C13 chancel was extended two bays to East with buttressing
and some new windows in chancel towards the end of the century; chanel restored
1858. In late C15 new windows inserted in nave and tower. In C17 parapets
on South and on tower were built. The West gable was restored in 1823 and
in it the present round window was inserted in 1860. The church was restored
generally in 1844. The Romanesque detail is notable. Norman font. The
churchyard has many tombs and a very fine chestnut tree in road opposite
entrance gate, also one of the largest and oldest yew trees in England at
the rear of the Church.
Church Cottage, Church of St Mary, No 122 (Court House) with Rectory, Mill
Lane form a group.
Listing NGR: SP5271903458
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Source: English Heritage
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