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Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Worldham, Hampshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1376 / 51°8'15"N

Longitude: -0.9285 / 0°55'42"W

OS Eastings: 475059

OS Northings: 138135

OS Grid: SU750381

Mapcode National: GBR C9L.L2C

Mapcode Global: VHDYC.VNHS

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 31 July 1963

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1351156

English Heritage Legacy ID: 143050

Location: Worldham, East Hampshire, Hampshire, GU34

County: Hampshire

District: East Hampshire

Civil Parish: Worldham

Built-Up Area: East Worldham

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: East Worldham St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

WORLDHAM EAST WORLDHAM
SU 73 NE
2/1 Church of St Mary
31.7.63
GV II*

Parish church. C13, with substantial restoration of 1865, by David Brandon.
Stone walls and tile roof. An Early English design, said to be much rebuilt,
presumably to the original design; nave, chancel (former apse removed), and
Victorian small vestry and south porch. The nave has 5 lancets with 4
buttresses, the west gable 3 separated lancets, the short chancel has a higher
lancet at each side and a 3 light east window set within an arch (to former
apse). The north and south doors of the nave, and smaller priest's door,
have deeply moulded arches above recessed orders of shafts (the north now
filled). Victorian gabled porch, and gabled vestry. Plain roof of a single
ridge, with a western bell turret, with a shingled spire above a timber frame.
The walls have mostly polygonal walling, with ashlar dressings. Interior:
deep window reveals with roll mouldings, and recessed shafts to the chancel.
There are several wall monuments of the C17 and C18, and a medieval tomb recess
in the south wall of the nave, containing a female effigy (to Philippa Chaucer).
Victorian font.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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