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Description: Church of St Mary
Date Listed: 1 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 305485
OS Grid Reference: SP1213265985
OS Grid Coordinates: 412132, 265985
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2919, -1.8235
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OLDBERROW HENLEY ROAD
SP16NW (South side)
2/135 Church of St. Mary
Church. Medieval origins, but very largely rebuilt 1875 (Buildings of England).
Coursed squared sandstone. Porch of sandstone ashlar and timber. Timber framed
west turret with close studding and rendered infill. Continuous tile roof.
Turret has small splay-footed shingle spire. Small building with nave and
chancel in one, south porch and west turret. Simple chamfered C14 arched doorway
with C19 door. Porch with arched braces, traceried openings and bargeboards
carved with vine design. Chancel has C19 three-light east window with cusped
Intersecting tracery. Angle buttresses flush with east wall. South side has C13
trefoiled lancet and re-set C12 window. Buttress between chancel and nave. Nave
has C19 two-light square headed Decorated window. On north side very small C13
lancet, and shallow projection with C19 single light. Nave has 2 buttresses C15
ogee lancet and C19 single light. Blocked C15 four-centred doorway with simple
blind tracery above. C19 two-light straight-headed Decorated west window. Turret
has moulded middle string course. 2 narrow lights with wooden Perpendicular
style tracery to each face. Interior: Single-framed roof with collars and ashlar
pieces. West end has truss for turret. All windows except east window have
straight heads. Chancel has C19 encaustic tile paving. Fittings: C19
Perpendicular style traceried wood chancel screen, and simple west screen. C13
stone font: Curved octagonal cup bowl with simple incised stiff leaf design on
4-lobed stem; C19 lid. Stained glass: East window in memory of Reverend Samuel
D'Oyley Peshall, died 1859.
(V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vul.III, p.141; Buildings of England: Warwickshire,
Listing NGR: SP1213265985
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Source: English Heritage
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