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Church of St Mary

A Grade I Listed Building in Broxbourne, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7043 / 51°42'15"N

Longitude: -0.049 / 0°2'56"W

OS Eastings: 534915

OS Northings: 202415

OS Grid: TL349024

Mapcode National: GBR KCY.0GV

Mapcode Global: VHGQ2.3FGC

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 11 June 1954

Last Amended: 8 November 1983

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1172977

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157291

Location: Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, EN8

County: Hertfordshire

District: Broxbourne

Town: Broxbourne

Electoral Ward/Division: Rosedale and Bury Green

Built-Up Area: Cheshunt

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Cheshunt

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(west side)
Church of St Mary
TL 3402 : 11/49 11.6.54 (Formerly listed under General)


Built between 1418 and 1448. Restored 1872-3 by J Clarke and
1883-4 by G F Bodley. Flint and ashlar dressings, squared rubble
W tower with taller SE stair turret and low buttresses. All-
embattled. 5-bay nave on clustered piers. 2-light, cusped
clerestorey windows. Tall W arch to lower stage of tower with
attached shafts. Painted panelled roof with tie beams on stone
figured stops. Choir with 3-bay arcade on S. C19 roof and
clerestorey windows. 3-arch sedilia with figured head stops,
leaf crockets and finials. Piscina and book recess N and S.
Good monuments: 1543 tomb chest in recess on N side of chancel,
superstructure remodelled by Thomas Daires in 1641; 1635 to Henry
Atkins, physician to Jame I and Charles I on S side of chancel
aisle with draperies tied round columns. C18/19 wall monuments
in aisles including 1741 to David Dobson at W end of N aisle with
life-sized figure and urn. Purbeck marble font of C12: octagonal
with recessed trefoil-headed panels. Organ case 1891 by Bodley.
(Pevsner (1977)).

Listing NGR: TL3491502415

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