CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1081478
Date first listed:
17-Dec-1986
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY

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

District:
County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Byton
National Grid Reference:
SO 37096 64152

Details

THIRTY-FIFTH LIST OF BUILDINGS OF SPECIAL ARCHITECTURAL OR HISTORIC INTEREST COMPILED UNDER SECTION 54 OF THE TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING ACT 1971.

SO 36 SE BYTON CP -

5/1 Church of St Mary

- II

Parish church. 1859-60 by ? Bannister and incorporating a C12 tympanum reset in the south wall of the organ chamber. Sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings and timber-framed porch; tiled roofs. Nave and chancel with south porch and south organ chamber. The nave has raised verges and is buttressed to the west with a clock and small bellcote at the west end, one plain lancet to the left and one similar lancet and large gabled 2-light window with roundel to the right of the gabled timber-framed south porch; curved braces to tie-beam and V-struts with scalloped bargeboards, moulded two-centred head to the south door with attached shafts, plain capitals and bases. The south wall of the chancel to the right is largely dominated by the lean-to organ chamber with the C12 semi-circular shaped tympanum set in the south wall; relief with a lamb and a cross and a niche flanked by abstract knotted ornament. The chancel has a small trefoil headed doorway and simple lancet to the right. The east window has three stepped lancets with continuous hood mould and carved heads to stops. The north side of church has two simple lancets to chancel and similar gabled 2-light window and three lancets to the nave. Interior: four-bay nave with open-arched braced roof with decorative members; chancel arch of two orders with grouped shafts to inner order. C12 font, cylindrical shaped bowl with traces of chevron ornament, renewed circular base. C19 pulpit with trefoil headed blind arcading to sides.

Listing NGR: SO3709664152

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
149140
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 21 Oct 2003
Reference: IOE01/11435/04
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Les White. Source Historic England Archive
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