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Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Bleasby, Nottinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0387 / 53°2'19"N

Longitude: -0.9311 / 0°55'52"W

OS Eastings: 471766

OS Northings: 349580

OS Grid: SK717495

Mapcode National: GBR BKJ.KDN

Mapcode Global: WHFHM.NWTB

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 11 August 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1045573

English Heritage Legacy ID: 241957

Location: Bleasby, Newark and Sherwood, Nottinghamshire, NG14

County: Nottinghamshire

District: Newark and Sherwood

Civil Parish: Bleasby

Built-Up Area: Bleasby

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Bleasby

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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Listing Text

BLEASBY MAIN STREET
SK 74 NW
(north side)
5/5 Church of
St. Mary
11.8.51
II
Parish church. C13, thoroughly restored 1853, and 1869 by Ewan
Christian. Dressed coursed rubble and ashlar. Plain tile roofs
to all but the aisle and chapel which are slate. Single iron
ridge cross to chancel and single ashlar stack to east end of
nave. Tower, nave, north aisle, north chapel, south porch and
chancel. C13 diagonally buttressed tower of 2 stages with bands
and C19 battlements. Set on a shallow plinth with band over.
West wall with single arched 2 light C14 window with cusped
tracery and hood mould. The 4 bell chamber openings each have 2
arched lights under a flat arch. There are single rectangular
stair lights and single tie plates to the west, north and south
sides with a single clock face to the south side. North aisle
has in the west wall an arched C19 3 light window with cusped
tracery. The north wall has a single window with 3 arched and
cusped lights under a flat arch and to the left a similar 2 light
window. The west wall of the chapel has a pointed chamfered
arched doorway with hood mould and plank door. The north wall
has a single arched C19 light window with cusped tracery. The
east wall has a single arched C19 2 light window with cusped
tracery. The ashlar chancel is set on a chamfered plinth.
Projecting from the north wall are brick and slate and wood and
corrugated lean-tos. The east end has a single arched 3 light
C19 window with cusped tracery, hood mould and label stops. The
south wall has a single C19 window with 2 arched and cusped
lights, hood mould and label stops. To the left is a pointed
chamfered arched doorway with hood mould, worn label stops and
plank door, further left is a similar, larger, 3 light, probably
re-used C14 window with hood mould and label stops. The nave has
2 windows each with 3 arched lights under a flat arch. The
gabled and coped porch is set on a chamfered plinth and has a
single ridge cross and chamfered arched entrance with hood mould
and label stops. There is an inner moulded arched doorway with
hood mould and label stops. To the left of the porch is a single
similar 3 light window. Interior. 3 bay C19 nave arcade with
round columns and west respond, the east having a capital
supported on a single corbel. Nailhead capitals to all but the
west respond. Double chamfered arches. Double chamfered tower
arch, the inner chamfer supported on round responds with moulded
capitals. C19 columns with nailhead capitals support the double
chamfered chancel arch. South chancel wall has an arched
piscina. Octagonal font decorated with fleuron in inset panels.
Furniture C19.


Listing NGR: SK7176649580

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