TOWER OF CHURCH OF ST MARY LE PORT

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1208338
Date first listed:
08-Jan-1959
Statutory Address:
TOWER OF CHURCH OF ST MARY LE PORT, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
TOWER OF CHURCH OF ST MARY LE PORT, HIGH STREET

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

District:
City of Bristol (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
ST 58980 73017

Details

BRISTOL

ST5873SE HIGH STREET, Centre 901-1/11/590 (East side) 08/01/59 Tower of Church of St Mary-le-Port

II

Church tower. C15. Limestone ashlar with coursed Pennant rubble. Perpendicular Gothic with a Somerset-type tower. 3 stages divided by drip moulds, with angle buttresses and an octagonal SE stair tower. W door with hollow-moulded reveals and foliate stops; 4-light window above, and a blind, 2-light window in the second stage. Belfry with 2-light louvred windows, a crenellated parapet of blind tracery panels with crocketed corner pinnacles and a SE spirelet with tracery panels, crockets and a carved finial. INTERIOR not inspected. The unclerestoreyed nave had one aisle and 4-centred arches with moulded capitals. It was destroyed by bombing in the Second World War. (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 60).

Listing NGR: ST5898073017

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
379770
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Gomme, A H, Jenner, M, Little, B D G, Bristol, An Architectural History, (1979), 60

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: 16 Mar 2006
Reference: IOE01/15016/35
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Adrian Exton. Source Historic England Archive
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