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Latitude: 52.5997 / 52°35'58"N
Longitude: -0.7324 / 0°43'56"W
OS Eastings: 485948
OS Northings: 300964
OS Grid: SK859009
Mapcode National: GBR CSC.TYN
Mapcode Global: WHFKV.QXFD
Entry Name: Church of St Mary
Listing Date: 10 November 1955
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1361553
English Heritage Legacy ID: 187464
Location: Ayston, Rutland, LE15
Civil Parish: Ayston
Traditional County: Rutland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Rutland
Church of England Parish: Uppingham St Peter and St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
SK 80 SE
Church of St Mary
Parish church. C15. West tower C14/15. Coursed rubble stone tiled roof.
Nave, aisles, chancel, west tower, south porch. Clerestory with 3 2-light Perpendicular
windows to north and south. C13 north aisle of rubble. 2 light window with
label stops. To right one lancet and one squared light. South aisle C13 and
widened c.1400. 2 perpendicular 3-light windows. East window of south aisle
has C15 stained glass. South dooorway C15 with squared label. C17 door. South
porch c.1450. Chancel C15: north and south wall have 2 and 3-light Perpendicular
windows. To left is south wall of chancel is a light Perpendicular window.
East window has large 5 light Perpendicular window. Embattled tower with corner
buttresses. 2 light perpendicular belfry window. West window has Decorated
cusped Y tracery. Interior: Nave arcade late C13 early C14: North arcade has
round-headed arches, south arcade pointed. Both arcades have circular piers,
circular abaci, and double chamfered arches. C15 chancel arches with castellated
capitals over which a set of painted royal arms. Aumbry cupboard in north wall
and piscina recess opposite. C18 box pews. C18 single pedestal font C14
monumental slab in west end of north aisle.
Listing NGR: SK8594800964
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