CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1023807
Date first listed:
23-Mar-1960
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN, HOMINGTON VILLAGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN, HOMINGTON VILLAGE

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

District:
Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Coombe Bissett
National Grid Reference:
SU 12263 25995

Details

SU 12 NW COOMBE BISSETT HOMINGTON VILLAGE (south side)

4/67 Church of St. Mary The Virgin

23/3/60

II*

Anglican parish church. C14 with tower of early C17 and restoration of 1860s. Flint with limestone dressings, tiled roof with ridge tiles and coped verges. Consists of nave, south and north aisles, chancel and south-east tower. C19 west door with hood mould and trefoils in spandrels, above is 4-light Perpendicular window with hood mould, buttresses to either side. West ends of aisles windowless, south aisle has blocked Tudor- arched doorway to west. South side of aisle has 2-light C16 style window with hood mould to left, to right is 3-light trefoiled C16 style window with hood mould. 3-stave tower has diagonal buttresses, pair of lancets to 1st stage, small square-headed light to 2nd stage and bell stage with string course and pair of square- headed lights with louvres to each face, battlemented parapet with string course and pyramidal tiled roof. South side chancel has two cusped lancets, east has group of three lancets and north side has a single lancet. East window of north aisle is 2-light C16 style window with hood mould and relieving arch. North side aisle has two 2-light C16 style windows with hood moulds. Interior: Nave has 4-bay arch-braced tie-beam roof on carved stone corbels, early C14 south arcade of three tall double-chamfered arches on octagonal piers with responds, north arcade has four shorter pointed arched on octagonal piers; no responds. Double- chamfered chancel arch. Plain piscina on south wall of chancel, late C14 ogee-headed piscina on east wall of north aisle. Victorian pews, pulpit and font at west end. Late C20 glass in east windows. Marble wall tablet in north aisle with arms of Wyndham family; Edmund Wyndham died 1723. Several good C18 floor tablets with fine lettering, especially in north aisle. Flagstone floors throughout. _ (N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Wiltshire, 1975)

Listing NGR: SU1226325995

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
319447
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.

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