CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1172977
Date first listed:
11-Jun-1954
Date of most recent amendment:
08-Nov-1983
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHURCHGATE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHURCHGATE

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
Broxbourne (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TL 34915 02415

Details

1. 5251 CHESHUNT CHURCHGATE (west side) Cheshunt Church of St Mary TL 3402 : 11/49 11.6.54 (Formerly listed under General)

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2. Built between 1418 and 1448. Restored 1872-3 by J Clarke and 1883-4 by G F Bodley. Flint and ashlar dressings, squared rubble W tower with taller SE stair turret and low buttresses. All- embattled. 5-bay nave on clustered piers. 2-light, cusped clerestorey windows. Tall W arch to lower stage of tower with attached shafts. Painted panelled roof with tie beams on stone figured stops. Choir with 3-bay arcade on S. C19 roof and clerestorey windows. 3-arch sedilia with figured head stops, leaf crockets and finials. Piscina and book recess N and S. Good monuments: 1543 tomb chest in recess on N side of chancel, superstructure remodelled by Thomas Daires in 1641; 1635 to Henry Atkins, physician to Jame I and Charles I on S side of chancel aisle with draperies tied round columns. C18/19 wall monuments in aisles including 1741 to David Dobson at W end of N aisle with life-sized figure and urn. Purbeck marble font of C12: octagonal with recessed trefoil-headed panels. Organ case 1891 by Bodley. (Pevsner (1977)).

Listing NGR: TL3491502415

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
157291
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Hertfordshire, (1977)

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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