CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1155514

Date first listed: 27-Nov-1984

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MARY

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MARY

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

County: Worcestershire

District: Malvern Hills (District Authority)

Parish: Abberley

National Grid Reference: SO 75170 68003

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SO 76 NW ABBERLEY CP ABBERLEY

3/14 Church of St Mary

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- II

Parish church. 1850-52 by J J Cole, rebuilt with alterations after a fire in 1876, also by Cole. Ashlar, slate roofs now tarred. In a late C13 style and consisting of south-west tower, nave, north and south aisles, south porch, chancel, south and north chapels and vestry. Tower of 3 stages with setback buttresses and plain, broached spire; two single light windows to bell chamber, single light to second stage and 2-light south, either plain lancets or plain Geometrical style. Project- ing gabled south porch with setback buttresses, outer doorway of 2 orders with stiff-leaf capitals, arch enriched with clusters of fleur-de-lys. 5 bay south and north aisles (2 bay of south-aisle obscured by tower and porch), of 2-light Geometrical style windows, with buttresses between; square bell tower projects towards west end of north aisle. Chancel 5-light Geometrical style east window with cusped circles above. Interior Polished circular columns with stiff-leaf capitals to the arcades. 2-bay open screen to south chapel with cusped tracery on slender shafts. Double chamfered chancel arch, the inner arch resting on triple polished shafts, all with leaf capitals. Pulpit and pews of 1870s. Hexagonal stone font. (BoE, 1968).

Listing NGR: SO7517068003

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 152240

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Worcestershire, (1968)

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