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THE OLD CHURCH OF ST MARY

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE OLD CHURCH OF ST MARY

List entry Number: 1141210

Location

THE OLD CHURCH OF ST MARY

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

County:

District: Isles of Scilly

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: St. Mary's

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 06-Apr-1959

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 62476

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

ST. MARY'S

SV9010 OLD TOWN 1358-0/8/108 The Old Church of St. Mary 06/04/59

GV II*

Church. C12 with rebuildings of 1666, 1743 and C19; restored from dereliction in 1830s for Augustus Smith, Lord Proprietor of the Islands; second restoration of 1890 for Rev W.E. Groves. Roughly coursed rubble granite with ashlar dressings; stone-coped gabled slate roof. Single-cell plan with north porch. East gable, rebuilt 1743, has 2-light above 3-light chamfered stone-mullioned windows; apex cross of c1200 to gable. South side has similar 2-light mullioned window. North side has similar window to centre, C19 round-headed doorway to right and porch to left with 1666 datestone above segmental-arched north doorway and chamfered surround to small west window. West gable with bellcote of two unmoulded piers of rubble. Interior: C12 north door (to porch) has roll-moulded jambs with scalloped capitals to round arch with solid stone tympanum. Two mid C17 marble tablets on guttae brackets. Late C19 east window has Crucifixion flanked by Virgin Mary and St.John. (P Laws: The Buildings of Scilly: Redruth: 1980-: 5; Buildings of England: Pevsner, N and Ratcliffe, E: Cornwall: London: 1951-1970: 209) .

Listing NGR: SV9110910045

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Laws, P, The Buildings of Scilly, (1980), 5
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Cornwall, (1951), 209
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds, (1970), 209

National Grid Reference: SV 91109 10045

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