This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SU 02 NW EBBESBOURNE WAKE FIFIELD BAVANT (south side)
4/121 Church of St. Martin
Anglican parish church. C13, C15, C17. Flint and limestone chequers, tiled roof with coped verges. Consists of nave and chancel under one roof, bellcote over west door. Chamfered plinth, hollow-chamfered west doorway with stops, double planked doors, 2-light square-headed C16 window over with cusped lights.
South side has 3-light C17 recessed hollow-chamfered mullioned window, blocked Tudor-arched chamfered priest's door to right.
East end has C15 pointed Perpendicular window with 2 cusped lights and hoodmould with carved head terminals, cross finial. North side has one small lancet. West bellcote is timbered and tile- hung with square pyramidal roof; probably late C19.
Interior has stone and herringbone wood floor. Three-bay braced collar-rafter roof with 2 tie-beam trusses with struts to principals. Fine C12 cylindrical stone font at west end; moulded base and scalloped bowl with oak cover; probably C17. Very small, unaltered church in picturesque setting in the fields of a shrunken village site. (N. Pevsner, Buildings of England; Wiltshire, 1975.)
Listing NGR: SU0182725084
© Mr Peter Letcher. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
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Photographer: Letcher, Peter
Rights Holder: Letcher, Peter
Flint, Limestone, Tile, Timber, Medieval Parish Church, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Church, Place Of Worship, Anglican Church