PARISH CHURCH

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1023199
Date first listed:
28-Oct-1959
Statutory Address:
PARISH CHURCH, MALMESBURY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
PARISH CHURCH, MALMESBURY ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Easton Grey
National Grid Reference:
ST 88084 87642

Details

EASTON GREY MALMESBURY ROAD ST 88 NE (south side) 3/20 Parish Church 28.10.59 GV II*

Anglican Parish Church. C15 west tower, remainder 1836 with late C19 refenestration. Coursed rubble with roughcast to tower, squared dressed stone to nave and chancel; ashlar buttresses and copings, stone slate roofs. Nave, chancel, west tower, south porch. Three stage tower with string courses, a south-east corner canted stair turret and embattled parapet. West facade has one 2- light Perpendicular window under pointed head to first stage, a single opening to second stage and 2-light trefoil-headed bell opening with slate louvres. Similar bell openings on north and east faces, single opening on south face. Nave has 2 Perpendicular style C19 two-cusped-light windows with hoodmoulds to south and 3 similar windows to the north. Similar east window of 3 lights. Tudor-arched south door with hoodmould to chancel. Gabled south porch dated 1836 with pointed-arched entrance and 2-leaf wooden Gothic gates. Interior. Single chamfer pointed arch to tower. 1836 coved and ribbed Gothick vault to nave and chancel. Fittings. C13 font at tower arch: cylindrical pillar with moulded bowl. 1836 box pews to nave. Royal Coat of Arms: GR/1818, above south door. Two decalogue boards on south wall, Creed and Paternoster boards on north wall. Late C17 wall monument to Thomas Hodges on nave north wall. Restored Jacobean pulpit with tester. Early C19 Gothic organ. Chancel has 3 fine, if rustic, wall monuments (late C17- early C18). South porch has an I.C.B.S. board of 1836 recording repewing and a benefaction board. (N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Wiltshire, 1975)

Listing NGR: ST8808487642

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
318017
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N , The Buildings of England: Wiltshire, (1975)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 30 Jul 2002
Reference: IOE01/06833/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Andrew Maybury. Source Historic England Archive
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