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Norman Doorway to St Mary's Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Andover, Hampshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2096 / 51°12'34"N

Longitude: -1.4788 / 1°28'43"W

OS Eastings: 436505

OS Northings: 145722

OS Grid: SU365457

Mapcode National: GBR 72R.4Y2

Mapcode Global: VHC2S.BV2M

Entry Name: Norman Doorway to St Mary's Church

Listing Date: 24 February 1950

Last Amended: 24 June 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1264655

English Heritage Legacy ID: 139511

Location: Andover, Test Valley, Hampshire, SP10

County: Hampshire

District: Test Valley

Civil Parish: Andover

Built-Up Area: Andover

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Andover St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text


SU 3645 NE ANDOVER HIGH STREET
4/53 (east side)
24.2.50 Norman doorway to St
Mary's Church (formerly
listed as Norman Gate
to St Mary's Church)

GV I
C12. The west doorway of the former medieval church demolished in 1840 (see
Marlborough Street) was rebuilt, to form an entrance gateway to the churchyard, which
is approached by a series of steps. A rectangular section of stone walling fills
passageway, and the semi-circular arch has 3 recessed stages; the innermost plain the
outer 2 resting on cushion caps above columns. Continuous impost band, chevron
ornament to the 2 outer stages. The paved area in front of the archway has a boundary
with the street of wrought-iron rails, with central gates. Beyond the arch there is
paving-and 2 flights (of 7 and 3) of steps.


Listing NGR: SU3651445382

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