Church of St Mary, Mill Lane, Ashwell - North Hertfordshire

C14 church (completed 1381). C15 north porch and aisle windows. Ashwell stone and flint rubble with red brick. Low pitched slate roofs behind parapets. West tower is of four stages and has deeply projecting, stepped-angle buttresses. Spire with crenellated octagonal base. Lowest stage has four-light decorated tracery window; belfry stage has paired pointed arches with tracery panels. Dramatic decay to the clunch stone on the church tower and north aisle roof covering is nearing the end of its life. Parish working on a grant application to the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    CHURCH OF ST MARY
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade I
    List Entry Number:
    1102715
    Local Planning Authority:
    North Hertfordshire
    Site Type:
    Religious ritual and funerary > Church

Location

    Building Name:
    Church of St Mary
    Street Name:
    Mill Lane
    County:
    Hertfordshire
    District / Borough:
    North Hertfordshire
    Parish:
    Ashwell
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    North East Hertfordshire
    Region:
    East of England

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Place of worship
    Condition:
    Very bad
    Priority:
    A - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; no solution agreed
    Previous Priority:
    A
    Ownership:
    Religious organisation
    Designation:
    Listed Place of Worship grade I, CA

Contact Details

Trudi Hughes 01223 582739