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Roman Catholic Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Studley, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2693 / 52°16'9"N

Longitude: -1.8925 / 1°53'33"W

OS Eastings: 407431

OS Northings: 263469

OS Grid: SP074634

Mapcode National: GBR 3J8.NCM

Mapcode Global: VHB02.47V5

Entry Name: Roman Catholic Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 23 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024484

English Heritage Legacy ID: 305537

Location: Studley, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, B80

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Studley

Built-Up Area: Studley

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Studley with Mappleborough Green

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

This List Entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 12/04/2016

STUDLEY ALCESTER ROAD
SP06SE (East side)
4/190 Roman Catholic Church of St.
Mary

GV II


Roman Catholic Church. 1853. Designed by Charles Hansom. Regular coursed lias
with moulded limestone cornice and dressings. Old tile roofs with moulded stone
coped gables and kneelers. Nave, chancel and south porch. Gothic Revival style.
4-bay nave, 2-bay chancel. 2-storey porch has angle buttresses flush with front
wall. Arched doorway of 2 chamfered orders with hood mould. 2-light window
above. Moulded south doorway inside has hood mould with head stops and plank
door. Chancel has diagonal buttresses and 2 buttresses to north side, 3-light
east window. All other windows of 2 lights. Plate tracery with quatrefoils
throughout. Nave has buttresses and diagonal buttresses. North side has
protecting gabled north-west bay. 2-light window with transom and shouldered
lower lights. West front has trim 2-light windows with hood moulds, and lancets
below. Central buttress against canted sides of stair turret. Gable has moulded
trefoil window. Bellcote with altered top; bell removed. On south side is a
single storey link to the Presbytery. 2 small casements. Interior: chancel has
piscina recess, with shelf in place of basin. Painted and stencilled panelled
wagon roof. Richly carved Decorated style stone altar with arched niches,
statues and ogee canopies. 2 carved reliefs. Carved stone altar. Chancel arch of
2 chamfered orders without imposts. Hood mould with foliage stops. Elaborate
image niche to each side with richly carved ogee canopies and angel corbels,
with statues, of the Virgin and Child to left and St. Joseph to right. Nave has
panelled west gallery. Late C20 glazed screens below. Arched scissor braced
roof, supported on painted colonnettes and corbels. Small side chapel below
gallery. Shouldered doorway to stair turret with winder stairs. Fittings: altar
of 4 Early English style stone shafts. Original pews. Stained glassy East window
1860 by Hardman. Forms part of a group with attached Presbytery (q.v).
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p.423).


Listing NGR: SP0743163469

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