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Church of St Mary the Virgin, Lyneham and Bradenstoke

Description: Church of St Mary the Virgin

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 316739

OS Grid Reference: SU0004479379
OS Grid Coordinates: 400044, 179379
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5133, -2.0007

Location: Hollow Way, Lyneham, Wiltshire SN15 4EL

Locality: Lyneham and Bradenstoke
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN15 4EL

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Listing Text

(south side)

8/52 Church of
St Mary The Virgin


Anglican parish church, 1866, by C. F. Hansom. Coursed limestone,
tiled roofs. Tall three-and-a-half bay nave, south aisle, 2-bay
chancel with organ chamber, north porch, and western bellcote.
Walls with mid wall string and plinth table, 2 light Decorated
style windows with carved head terminals to hood moulds. Steep
pitched roofs. North door has deeply cut fleurons in large
casement moulding.
Interior: Arcade to aisle has short marble columns on raised
plinths. Open raftered arch braced collar roof carried on stone
corbels and wall shafts. Vestry partitioned off in western half
bay. Original stone pulpit. Font, small hexagonal and deeply
carved said to have been exhibited at the Great National
Exhibition, 1851 or 1862. Evangelist symbols; bowl on clustered
marble columns. Contemporary pews and chancel fittings. C17
plain parish chest with iron bound corners. Arms over porch.

Listing NGR: SU0004479379

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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