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Chapel of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Chitterne, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1943 / 51°11'39"N

Longitude: -2.0163 / 2°0'58"W

OS Eastings: 398957

OS Northings: 143893

OS Grid: ST989438

Mapcode National: GBR 2WY.12J

Mapcode Global: VHB57.07FT

Entry Name: Chapel of St Mary

Listing Date: 11 September 1968

Last Amended: 11 December 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1180966

English Heritage Legacy ID: 313500

Location: Chitterne, Wiltshire, BA12

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Chitterne

Built-Up Area: Chitterne

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Salisbury Plain

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

CHITTERNE WARMINSTER ROAD
ST 94 SE
(north side)
4/27 Chapel of St Mary (formerly listed as
"Chapel")
11.9.68
GV II*
Chancel of partly demolished church, now mortuary chapel. Circa
1450. Limestone and flint chequers, tiled roof with alternate
bands of plain or beaver tail tiles, coped verges. Chamfered
plinth. West wall is rubble stone with hollow-chamfered pointed
doorway, reset, planked door with strap hinges. South side has
blocked Tudor-arched doorway with flanking 2-light square-headed
window with Tudor-arched lights and hoodmoulds. Three-light
Perpendicular east window with pointed hoodmould, three late C18 or
early C19 wall tablets with pediments to Huntly and Wheeler
families. North side has two square-headed 2-light windows same
as on south side.
Interior: rendered walls, flagstone floors, plastered barrel-
vaulted ceiling. The font and pulpit from this church were moved
to Church of All Saints (q.v.) in 1860s when nave and tower
demolished, but some fittings retained. C15 crocketed ogee-arched
canopy in south east window, no longer with effigy. C17 communion
table. C19 communion rail. Fragments of late Medieval stained
glass, brought here from the demolished Medieval Church of All
Saints. Two memorial tablets on west wall; stone tablet with
floral drops and scrolled pediment with marble inscription panel to
Samuel Biggs died 1789, stone tablet with reeded pilasters and
moulded cornice to Ann Sanders died 1800. Following the
demolition of the larger part of this church in 1860s, the chancel
was retained as a mortuary chapel.
(Unpublished records of RCHM (E), Salisbury).


Listing NGR: ST9895743893

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