CHURCH OF ST MARTIN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1103508
Date first listed:
12-Aug-1985
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARTIN, LONDON ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARTIN, LONDON ROAD

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
Hertsmere (District Authority)
Parish:
Shenley
National Grid Reference:
TL 19022 00399

Details

TL 10 SE SHENLEY LONDON ROAD (Northeast side) Shenley

3/269 Church of - St. Martin

- II

Parish Church. 1841 by S.Staples for Rev. T.Newcome, Rector of Shenley. Red brick, stone dressings, slate roofs. Gothic chapel. 4 bay unaisled nave, short low chancel, W porch, SW bell turret, NE vestry. Tall nave windows: 2 pointed lights each with hollow chamfered mullions set in a square head, chamfered surrounds, stone hood moulds with carved stops. 2 stage buttresses with stone offsets, diagonal to E angles. Upper door to gallery to NW. Plinth. Boxed eaves. Small lights in gable ends of nave. Dentilled brick courses below gable parapets with cross finials. E window: 4 lights with 4 centred arched head. Vestry: pointed heads to doors to W and N, a slit window and a casement. Gable parapets. Gabled W porch: pointed arched entrances, stone hood mould with carved stops. Chamfered slit openings to sides. Stone coped parapet. Above porch square W window, now blocked with a hood mould. Octagonal 3 stage turret, stone courses between stages. Pointed openings to each side in belfry stage. Interior: pointed chancel arch, chamfered with capitals and bases to responds, stopped hood mould to nave. Gallery to W, now organ loft with panelled front, on 4 cast iron colonnettes. Nave roof, decorative queen post with open panels in spandrels. Chancel roof, decorative arched braced collar beam. Glass from Church of St. Botolph (q.v.). E window, 2 central windows in nave S wall and E window in nave N wall all c.1850-60. E window in nave S wall is by Morris and Co., 1907. Also from St. Botolph's: Royal Arms of George III painted on canvas and brasses to R.Allway and Family, d.1621. (Colvin 1978).

Listing NGR: TL1902200399

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
164324
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Colvin, H M, A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840, (1978)

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: 24 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/04283/25
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