Church Of St Mary And All Saints
- 22 Aug 1999
- Church Of St Mary And All Saints, The Square, Droxford, Winchester, Hampshire, SO32 3PA
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SU 61 NW DROXFORD THE SQUARE 7/33 Church of St Mary and 6.3.67 All Saints I Parish church. Norman nave and chancel, north aisle and chapel of c.1200, south aisle and chapel C13, the aisles rebuilt C15 and chapels C14, west tower of 1599, C18 renovation of the chancel, restoration of 1903. Walls of flint, some parts plastered, with stone dressings: small buttresses, C13 chapel windows, other windows mostly of (restoration) Perpendicular style: some brick dressings in the tower, which has a brick parapet. Tile roof, extending across the aisles, with steeply-gabled dormers to the nave, hipped to the chancel (with a flat top) with a modillion eaves cornice, lead flats above the chapels, with plaster coved eaves.
The tower has a square stair turret, set diagonally in the north-west corner, and above the west door a plaque incised AD 1599. The interior has medieval arches and a Norman chancel arch, piscinas in the chapels, the remains of a rood stair, a Gothic niche in the south chapel, Jacobean communion rail and altar table.
There is a medieval effigy of a lady, and several C18 wall monuments. The North and South Norman doorways (re-set in the aisles) have recessed orders, zig-zag and other ornamentation.
Listing NGR: SU6066018367
© Mr Peter MacLeod. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Macleod, Peter
Rights Holder: Macleod, Peter
Brick, Flint, Lead, Plaster, Stone, Tile, Medieval Parish Church, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Church, Place Of Worship, Wall Monument, Commemorative, Commemorative Monument