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Church of St Mary, Llanfair Waterdine

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 257312

OS Grid Reference: SO2402076308
OS Grid Coordinates: 324020, 276308
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3795, -3.1176

Location: Llanfair Waterdine, Shropshire LD7 1TU

Locality: Llanfair Waterdine
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: LD7 1TU

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Listing Text


8/219 Church of St Mary


Parish church. 1854 on earlier site, by T. Nicholson. Coursed limestone
rubble with ashlar dressings; slate roof. 4-bay nave, 3-bay north aisle,
integral north-west tower, south porch, 2-bay chancel, and north vestry;
C14 Gothic style. Plinth; buttresses, diagonal at corners; verge
parapets. Tower: 2 stages; string course to battlemented octagonal
top stage with ogee-headed bell chamber openings. Nave: windows with
2 trefoil-headed lights and returned hoodmoulds; moulded arched door-
way in second bay from left with boarded door; gabled porch with
chamfered arch, boarded doors, inscribed: "DOMINUS CUSTODET INTROITUM
TUUM" above, and side benches within; west window with 2 trefoil-headed
lights and Y-tracery. North aisle: paired ogee-headed lights. Chancel:
ogee-headed lancets with returned hoodmoulds; east window with 3 trefoiled
ogee-headed lights, trefoiled tracery, and returned hoodmould. Interior:
single framed roofs with braced collars and crested wall plates; 4-bay
north aisle arcade with octagonal piers, moulded bases and capitals, and
double chamfered arches; double chamfered chancel arch, dying into responds;
C19 octagonal stone font with wooden cover; communion rails made up from
parts of late mediaeval screen carved with foliage including vines and
grapes, figures, lions, dragons, and inscription; pews with the names of
farms in the parish painted on; circa 1620 communion table. The former
spire was demolished in 1975. B.O.E., p.170; Cranage, Vol.5, Pp.445-6.

Listing NGR: SO2402076308

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Source: English Heritage

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