Church of St Mary, Staunton on Wye - Herefordshire, County of (UA)

Large rural parish church high in a hillside village overlooking the River Wye. The nave has a C12 core, the west tower is C13 and the chancel and porch date from C18. The hipped tiled roof has holes and the nave sandstone slate roof has slipped slates. The gutter on the north side has failed. The internal plaster is affected by damp and has fallen in places. A Heritage Lottery Fund Grant for Places of Worship was awarded in 2016 and repairs are due to start in the second half of 2018.

Church of St Mary, Staunton on Wye - Herefordshire, County of (UA)
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Church of St Mary
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade I
  • List Entry Number: 1166457
  • Local Planning Authority: Herefordshire, County of (UA)
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Church of St Mary
  • Unitary Authority: Herefordshire, County of (UA)
  • Parish: Staunton on Wye
  • Parliamentary Constituency: North Herefordshire
  • Region: West Midlands

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Place of worship
  • Condition: Poor
  • Priority: B - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; solution agreed but not yet implemented
  • Previous Priority: B
  • Ownership: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade I