CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1208031
Date first listed:
08-Oct-1953
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHURCH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHURCH ROAD

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

District:
County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Kington
National Grid Reference:
SO 29135 56762

Details

SO2956 ; 643-1/1/37

KINGTON, CHURCH ROAD (North-West side), Church of St Mary

08/10/53

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Parish church. c1300, much altered. Sandstone rubble; plain tile roof with shingles to spire. Nave, north and south aisles (c1300), chancel (rebuilt early C14), Decorated south chapel (c1320), south porch (early C14), tower, with double-broach spire (rebuilt 1794); outer north aisle (c1874). Nave (rebuilt early C14 with added aisle): arcades of five bays with octagonal piers and double-chamfered arches. One original lancet survives in south wall; C13 window reset in north wall of outer aisle. Chancel has group of three stepped lancets to east and six smaller lancets to north.

INTERIOR: round arch with roll moulding from tower to south aisle; Norman circular font with rope moulding and incised zig-zag. Monuments: Thomas Vaughan, d.1469 and wife Elena: alabaster effigies on tomb-chest with ten by four alabaster angels (front and foot end) upright and holding shields; William Matthews, d.1688: tablet with columns and, at top, 2 standing putti; C18 and C19 commemorative tablets. (RCHME: Herefordshire: 89).

Listing NGR: SO2913456764

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
385797
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 06 Jul 2007
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