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Church of St Mary, Hullavington

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: I
Date Listed: 28 October 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 318039

OS Grid Reference: ST8942882052
OS Grid Coordinates: 389428, 182052
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5373, -2.1538

Location: The Street, Hullavington, Wiltshire SN14 6DP

Locality: Hullavington
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN14 6DP

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Listing Text

ST 88 SE
(west side)
5/42 Church of St Mary

Anglican Parish Church. Early C12 origin with C13 north-east
Bradfield Chapel, C15 alterations, 1870 restoration and 1880 west
tower by Reginald Blomfield. Coursed rubble to north aisle,
squared and coursed rubble to tower, squared and coursed dressed
stone to nave and chancel; ashlar dressings, copings and stone
slate roofs. Nave, chancel, north and south aisles, west tower,
south porch. Nave and chancel have C19 Early English style 2-light
windows with hoodmoulds, those to nave south side in gables through
eaves line. C12 round-headed doorway and single C13 lancet to nave
north side. East window of 3 lights with C19 tracery. Round-
headed doorway on chancel south side with sundial above. North-
east Bradfield Chapel (extension of north aisle) has 3 lancets to
east end, paired lancets and 2 Perpendicular windows to north side.
C19 organ recess to north aisle. Three-stage tower with south-east
corner stair turret, clasping buttresses, moulded string courses
and embattled parapet. Perpendicular style fenestration to west
facade and two-light bell openings with pierced lozenge patterning;
clock on east face. C19 gabled south porch with reused C13 shafts
and capitals.
Interior. Nave has 3-bay C12 arcades: north with circular piers,
trumpet and scallop capitals and round-headed arches, the south
with pointed-headed arches. Double wave moulding to tower arch.
Open rafter roof to nave, C19 barrel vault to chancel which has 2-
bay north arcade of C13 circular piers and pointed-headed arches
giving onto the Bradfield Chapel. Chapel windows have detached
Purbeck marble shafts. C15 timber roof to north aisle, C19 rafter
roof to south aisle. Fittings. Nave has C15 pew ends, early C17
panelled pulpit and on south wall a C16 chasuble. Rood screen
rebuilt in 1917 incorporating C15 sections. Bradfield Chapel has
fine wall monument of 1616 to Simon James: chest with fluted Ionic
columns. North aisle has several wall monuments (early C17 - early
C19), benefaction board in west window reveal, C17 Flemish wood
panel fronting organ depicting the Sacrifice of Isaac and a
painting of the Virgin and Child. Fine early C20 stained glass
east window in chancel, late C19 glass to chancel south window.
(N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Wiltshire, 1975)

Listing NGR: ST8942482049

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Source: English Heritage

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