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

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Details

KINGTON

SO2956 CHURCH ROAD 643-1/1/37 (North West side) 08/10/53 Church of St Mary

GV I

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 5 bays with octagonal piers and double-chamfered arches. 1 original lancet survives in south wall; C13 window reset in north wall of outer aisle. Chancel has group of 3 stepped lancets to east and 6 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 10 by 4 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

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Legacy System number: 385797

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