CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1100951
Date first listed:
30-Mar-1966
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN, TOLLGATE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN, TOLLGATE ROAD

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
Welwyn Hatfield (District Authority)
Parish:
North Mymms
National Grid Reference:
TL 22127 04445

Details

North Mymms TL 20 SW NORTH MYMMS TOLLGATE ROAD (south side)

11/281 Church of St Mary the Virgin 30.3.66

GV II*

Church. Mostly C14; upper parts of W tower mid C15. S Porch and Vestry added c.1860 when the whole church was restored. Rubble and flint walls. Stone dressings. Machine tile roofs. W tower has diagonal buttresses. C14 arched door in 2 orders with foliage capitals and squares. 3-light contemporary window above; those of 3rd and 4th stages in 1 and 2 lights of c.1440-50. N aisle has 3-light Decorated style windows. N chapel added 1328- 9. Circa 1970 N extension joins N aisle. Restored chancel walls and E window. Nave has 3 arcade arches on octagonal piers. Triple chamfered chancel arch with traces of intended crossing tower and transept arches. Good monuments. N chancel wall: c.1360 brass of priest, probably Flemish; 3 brasses on S wall of C15 and C16. Large standing monument on N side of chancel next to altar to John Lord Somers (d. 1716) by P Scheemakers: marble door at foot leading to vestry, life-size figure of Justice above against a white obelisk. N nave aisle has wall monuments of C18: corner monument to George Jarvis (d. 1716) with demi figure in niche tabernacle; to Lydia Mews (d. 1751): panel with fluted pilasters. Against N wall of nave aisle is C16 chest tomb with figure on top panel in inlaid lead outline. Nearby 1795 monument to J Hickson by J Bacon. Oak hexagonal C16 pulpit with shallow carved panels. (Pevsner (1977)).

Listing NGR: TL2212704445

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
158545
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Hertfordshire, (1977)

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: 07 Apr 2007
Reference: IOE01/15574/05
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Keith Hurst. Source Historic England Archive
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