Ruined Church of St Mary, Avenbury - Herefordshire, County of (UA)

A ruined C12 church. The tower stands to full height, the roof survived to the mid C20 but has fallen in. The walls of the nave and chancel are half collapsed and survive only to a few feet in places. Fragments of decorated interior plaster survive. Vegetation clearance has been carried out by the owners under an Historic England Management Agreement. The walls are generally stable but are highly exposed.

Ruined Church of St Mary, Avenbury - Herefordshire, County of (UA)
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Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Avenbury Church
    Heritage Category:
    Scheduled Monument
    List Entry Number:
    1005356
    Local Planning Authority:
    Herefordshire, County of (UA)
    Site Type:
    Religious ritual and funerary > Church

Location

    Building Name:
    Ruined Church of St Mary
    Unitary Authority:
    Herefordshire, County of (UA)
    Parish:
    Avenbury
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    North Herefordshire
    Region:
    West Midlands

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Very bad
    Occupancy / Use:
    Vacant/not in use
    Priority:
    A - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; no solution agreed
    Previous Priority:
    A
    Ownership:
    Private
    Designation:
    Scheduled Monument and Listed Building grade II*
    List Entry Number(s):
    1005356 and 1349633