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Church of St Mary Le More

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wallingford, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5995 / 51°35'58"N

Longitude: -1.1248 / 1°7'29"W

OS Eastings: 460712

OS Northings: 189327

OS Grid: SU607893

Mapcode National: GBR 911.QFN

Mapcode Global: VHCYP.G264

Entry Name: Church of St Mary Le More

Listing Date: 9 December 1949

Last Amended: 9 February 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1182404

English Heritage Legacy ID: 249278

Location: Wallingford, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX10

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Wallingford

Built-Up Area: Wallingford

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

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Listing Text

WALLINGFORD MARKET PLACE
SU6089SE (South side)
Wallingford
11/115 Church of St. Mary-le-More
09/12/49 (Formerly listed as Parish
Church of St. Mary)


GU II*

Church. Tower of c.1653, church of 1854 by David Brandon, with C20 restoration.
napped flint with stone dressings; flint and stone mixture with stone dressing
to tower; C20 plain-tile roof. 3-bay nave, 4-bay aisles, 3-bay chancel and west
tower. Early English-style. Plank door to 2-centred arched doorway with gabled
porch to left of centre of north aisle. 2-centre arched doorway to right of
chancel with plank door. Geometrical tracery windows to all openings except
3-light intersecting tracery window to left and end of north aisle. Tower has
octagonal corner turrets with C20 fibreglass replacement pinnacles.
Perpendicular 2-light stone mullioned louvred opening to each side of top of
tower, that to north obscured by clock face. Battlemented parapet. C20 refaced
stone stair turret to rear. Interior: C19 marble reredos and sanctuary area with
Salviati mosaic bands. Piscina and sedilia to right of chancel. Arch-braced roof
to chancel. Early C20 Perpendicular-style wood rood screen with painted carved
figures. Arch-braced roof to nave with 4-light dormers forming clerestory. Arch
braced roofs to aisles. Pulpit c.1888 of grey-veined white marble with bronze
panels of saints by Onslow Ford.
(V.C.H.: Berkshire, Vol.III, 1923, p.539; Buildings of England: Berkshire, 1966,
p.247-B).


Listing NGR: SU6071289327

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