CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1098720
Date first listed:
22-Oct-1952
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN

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

District:
County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Ross-on-Wye
National Grid Reference:
SO 59798 24046

Details

SO 5924; 650/1/1

CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN

22.10.52.

I

A fine church with nave, North and South aisles square tower with pinnacles at corners and graceful spire. Local red sandstone with ashlar dressings. Some C12 material re-used. Church was rebuilt in C13 and dedicated in 1316. Heavily restored in 1878. Window tracery mainly C19. Nave, part of chancel, North and South aisles are C13. Tower, spire, 2-storey South porch North porch, part of chancel and sanctuary are C14. Also roof of South aisle are C15. East window has C15 glass. Many fine C16 and C17 monuments to the Rudhall family in alabaster; other good monuments. C17 Communion rails; left C17 or East C18 font; left C17 gates of scrolled ironwork in North porch. C13 coffin and lid. Inside are the dead trunks of some elm suckers that were once green in the church. RCHM 1.

Listing NGR: SO5979524045

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
153454
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Herefordshire II East, (1932)

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: 20 May 2001
Reference: IOE01/02882/25
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Gary Were. Source Historic England Archive
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