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Description: Church of St Mary
Date Listed: 22 August 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 333615
OS Grid Reference: SE2324485299
OS Grid Coordinates: 423244, 485299
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2628, -1.6446
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THORNTON WATLASS -
SE 28 NW
3/105 Church of St Mary
Church. C15 and mid-late C19, later work probably by G Fowler Jones. West
tower; nave, with south porch, north aisle and transepts; chancel.
Rubblestone, ashlar, limestone and sandstone with Welsh slate roof. Tower:
C15 Perpendicular style. 4 stages. Offset clasping buttresses with stair
tower in that to south-east having chamfered lights. 2nd stage has trefoil-
headed 1-light window. 3rd stage has 1-light pointed-arched window, belfry
has 3 1-light trefoil-headed windows set in a double-chamfered surround with
flat lintel above each light, corbelled cornice with embattled parapet,
pinnacles to each corner. Rest of church C19 in the Geometrical style with
pointed-arch windows. Nave: 2 2-light windows with hoodmoulds. South
porch: board double-door in pointed-arch surround; angle buttresses.
Transepts: 3-light window with hoodmould. Chancel: 3 1-light cusped
windows. Diagonal buttresses to east end. Stone coping and crosses to
gables. East window: 3-light windows, central one taller, all with trefoil
tracery with circles in heads of arches and hoodmoulds. Interior: tower has
a quadripartite rib-vault, with sunk quadrant moulding.
Listing NGR: SE2324485299
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Source: English Heritage
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