Church of St Mary, Church Road, Cowes - Isle of Wight (UA)

Large town church adjacent to Northwood Park. The west tower was designed by John Nash in 1816 and the rest of the church was rebuilt in 1867. Built of stone with banded slate roof. Historic England/Heritage Lottery Fund Grant-aided repairs to tower and north roof slopes completed but further repairs needed including to the south aisle roof and east end. Historic England has encouraged further grant applications to be made.

Church of St Mary, Church Road, Cowes - Isle of Wight (UA)
© Historic England

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: CHURCH OF ST MARY
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1222748
  • Local Planning Authority: Isle of Wight (UA)
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Church of St Mary
  • Street Name: Church Road
  • Unitary Authority: Isle of Wight (UA)
  • Parish: Cowes
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Isle of Wight
  • Region: South East

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Place of worship
  • Condition: Poor
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade II*, CA