CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1215149
Date first listed:
26-Jun-1985
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHURCH LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHURCH LANE

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

County:
Worcestershire
District:
Wychavon (District Authority)
Parish:
Dodderhill
National Grid Reference:
SO 92958 65885

Details

DODDERHILL CP CHURCH LANE (north side) SO 96 NW Wychbold 6/8 Church of St Mary de Wyche

- II

Parish church. 1888-9 by Lewis Shepherd of Worcester. Random rubble, ashlar dressings, machine tile roof. Nave, chancel, north vestry, north and south transepts, tower in angle between chancel and south transept. Decorated style. Tower: four stages, stepped angle buttresses, crenellated parapet with pinnacles to corners; ground stage: door to south wall with moulded 2-centred head, engaged shafts to responds and label; second stage: two trefoiled lights under 2-centred head; third stage: two louvred lancets each with a trefoil head. South and north transepts: each with three trefoiled lights under 2-centred head with label. Nave: four bays, three windows in south wall of two trefoiled lights under 2-centred head, door in west bay with timber porch, 2-centred head to door; west window: five trefoiled lights under 2-centred head with label; four windows in north wall. Chancel: string course, stepped angle buttresses, two bays, western bay occupied by vestry to north, tower to south, two trefoiled light window to south; east window: three trefoiled lights under 2-centred head. Interior: brick walls with ashlar dressings; 2-centred arches to chancel and transepts; chancel: two-seat sedilia. The ecclesiastical parish of Wychbold was formed from Dodderhill in 1888. (BoE p 377; VCH 3, p 68).

Listing NGR: SO9295865885

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
400133
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Worcester, (1913), 68
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Worcestershire, (1968), 377

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: 10 Aug 2003
Reference: IOE01/10878/02
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