CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1156360
Date first listed:
05-Dec-1955
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, LONDON ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, LONDON ROAD

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

County:
Hampshire
District:
Winchester (District Authority)
Parish:
Kings Worthy
National Grid Reference:
SU 49290 32340

Details

SU 4932 KINGS WORTHY LONDON ROAD

12/19 Church of St Mary 5.12.55 GV II*

Parish church. Late C12 in origin, C15 tower and windows, rebuilt and extended 1864 by J Colson and later. Rubble flint with different types of limestone dressings, old plain tile and leaded roofs. Plan of medieval chancel, nave, S aisle and W tower, chancel rebuilt C19 and polygonal vestry added to N and Later S chapel built Chancel has C19 Perp. 3-light E window with 3 panels of tracery below, and kneelered gable. Chapel has 3-light Perp E window, diagonal SE buttress and stone parapet. N chancel wall has C19 2-light Perp window and NE octagonal, pointed roofed vestry, with shoulder-arched door, lancets, and medieval style stone chimney. S chapel wall has 2 reused C15 2-light Perp windows either side of reused C13 Decorated 3-light windows, and crennelated parapet with lions head corbels. S aisle wall has stepped buttress near E and 3 restored C16 2-light square headed cinquefoiled windows. N nave wall has 3 C19 2-light trefoiled windows with stepped buttresses between. C15 W tower has reused restored late C12 W round-headed doorway of 2 orders with keeled rolls to each continued down jambs and above C16 2-light cinquefoiled window with string course above and on upper stages on each face squared headed light except to N and S in belfry which have 2-light C16 square headed windows. Inside chancel E window has black marble nook shafts. Arcade of 2 4-centred moulded arches to S with tomb chest beneath decorated with 4 cusped quatrefoils containing shields. C15 brass inscription in corner. Corbelled pointed chancel arch. Nave S arcade of 4 2-orderd 4-centres arches on octagonal piers. Splayed rear arches to N. Tower arch c.1300, pointed of 2 chamfered orders with imposts but hits wall above springing. S aisle has splayed rear arches. Font C14 octagonal with carved sides of quatrefoils with shields or circles inside, stem has cinquefoiled panels, and it stands on base of C12 font. N wall has royal coat of arms 'GR 1774' and sarcophagus monument 1819 to Rev George Armstrong. Floor slab 1776 to Rob Carnell. In aisle, monuments: 1767 to Rev John Imber; 1819 to Rev Swanton; 1826 to Rev William Short; 1841 Mary Brereton: and a solid armorial board.

Listing NGR: SU4938532514

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
145714
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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