Description: Church Houses Church of St Mary
Date Listed: 14 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 328887
OS Grid Reference: SE6725397585
OS Grid Coordinates: 467253, 497585
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3693, -0.9663
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FARNDALE EAST MACKERIDGE LANE
SE 69 NE
(north side, off)
4/53 Church of St Mary
Church. 1831, with baptistry added during restorations of 1907-14. By
William Stonehouse with restoration and extension by Temple Moore.
Herringbone-tooled sandstone on chamfered plinth to south, roughly tooled
stone to north; tooled and ashlar dressings; slate roof. West baptistry,
vestry and porch, with bellcote; 5-bay nave and chancel. West end: shallow
projection to centre, on tall chamfered plinth and with pent roof, contains
paired square-headed lights. Similar windows to north and south. Gable-end
bellcote has angle turrets with pyramidal caps. Baptistry: projects forward
from nave. Shouldered opening to south beneath flat hoodmould. Double
board doors are recessed forming a porch within the building. Chamfered and
quoined door surround with pyramid stops is square-headed and shouldered,
and has segmental relieving arch of voussoirs. Nave: 2 windows to both
sides, of paired trefoil-headed lights, with flat hoodmoulds to south.
Offset buttresses to east. Chancel: to south, narrow, shouldered priest's
door in quoined surround flanked by 2-light windows with curvilinear tracery
beneath flat stopped hoodmoulds. To north, window of 3 cusped lights in
quoined surround. East end: dwarf clasping buttresses. Pointed window of 3
lights with curvilinear tracery beneath stopped hoodmould. Cavetto-moulded
eaves course to all parts. Window surrounds and mullions throughout are
chamfered. Coped gables and gable cross to east. Interior: tall pointed
baptistry arch with irregularly quoined jambs. Low segmental chancel arch
with roll hoodmould on attached columns with imposts cavetto-moulded on
underside. King-post roof to nave and barrel-vaulted ceiling to chancel.
Listing NGR: SE6725397585
Source: English Heritage
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