St Marys Hall

20 Aug 1999
St Marys Hall, St Marys Street, Malmesbury, North Wiltshire, Wiltshire, SN16 0AH
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St Marys Hall, The Triangle, Malmesbury, North Wiltshire, Wiltshire, SN16 0AH
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


ST9387 ST MARY'S STREET 758-1/2/315 (North East side) 01/07/76 St Mary's Hall


Church, now hall. Rebuilt 1670-80, extended and altered 1830-45. Coursed limestone rubble with slate roof. PLAN: rectangular rear hall with front range of chambers. EXTERIOR: single-storey; 4-window range. 2 parallel ranges with coped gabled ends and quoins, the S range C19 with a thin cornice and openwork parapet of cusped triangles. 3- and 4-light windows each with elliptical heads and label moulds, with a central 4-centre arched doorway. 1-window gables except the left-hand rear which has a relieving arch of a former window and a mid C19 ashlar gabled bellcote. Reported as having a gabled porch. INTERIOR: largely remodelled mid C20. The earliest inscription dates to c1672. HISTORICAL NOTE: formerly St Mary's Church, Westport, on the site of the fine Medieval church destroyed c1643 in the Civil War by Sir William Waller 'that the enemy might not shelter themselves against the garrison of Malmesbury.' (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Wiltshire: London: 1963-: 327).

Listing NGR: ST9307287470


This is part of the Series: IOE\Williams_G IOE Records for Williams, G; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


Copyright IoE Mr G Williams. Source Historic England Archive

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Photographer: Williams, G

Rights Holder: Williams, G


Limestone, Rubble, Slate, Medieval Church, Tudor Religious Ritual And Funerary, Elizabethan Place Of Worship, Church Hall, Civil, Meeting Hall, Public Building