PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1155143
Date first listed:
03-Mar-1961
Statutory Address:
PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARY, THE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARY, THE STREET

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

District:
South Gloucestershire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Acton Turville
National Grid Reference:
ST 80844 80865

Details

ACTON TURVILLE C.P. THE STREET ST 88 SW (north side) 7/4 Parish Church of St Mary 3.3.61 G.V. II*

Parish Church (C of E). C12th; altered C13th and C15th; restored and rebuilt, with the addition of the north aisle and vestry in 1853 by T H Wyatt. rubble; Cotswold stone slate roof with coped raised verges. Nave; Chancel; south porch and north aisle. Nave: C15th square headed 3-light window with cusped ogee heads to lights, under drip mould. South porch: coursed, squared rubble; chamfered 2-centred arch under drip mould; south doorway; chamfered doorcase with Caernarvon arch, C14th image niche inserted in tympanum of semi-circular head which has dog-tooth moulding. Chancel: blocked priest's door and 2 simple lancet windows with chamfered surrounds; the one to the right is under a drip mould. North aisle: 2 C15th style 2 - and 3-light windows; reinserted north door with semi-circular head and dog-tooth moulding. Elaborate Early English bell turret on east gable of nave (said to have been put there in 1853 on the demolition of the central tower):ashlar; stone spirelet, with cylindrical pinnacles, rests on 4 piers; Early English chancel arch; glass, furniture and pulpit all 1912; plain Romanesque circular font on restored (1912) base.



Listing NGR: ST8084480865

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
34220
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.

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Date: 09 Apr 2002
Reference: IOE01/06834/09
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Andrew Maybury. Source Historic England Archive
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