PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARY (CHURCH OF ENGLAND)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1281372
Date first listed:
24-Jan-1967
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Sep-1983
Statutory Address:
PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARY (CHURCH OF ENGLAND), CAMBRIDGE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARY (CHURCH OF ENGLAND), CAMBRIDGE ROAD

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
East Hertfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Thundridge
National Grid Reference:
TL 35870 17177

Details

TL 3517 THUNDRIDGE CAMBRIDGE ROAD (east side) Thundridge 9/12 Parish Church of St Mary (C of E) 24.1.67 (Formerly listed as Church of St Mary) GV II

Church. 1853 by Benjamin Ferrey for Robert Hanbury. Squared coursed Kentish ragstone with freestone dressings and red tiled roof with ridge cresting of pierced trefoiled tiles. Early English style, consisting of a chancel, nave, south timber porch and tall, buttressed western tower with octagonal SW projecting stair turret carried higher than the unbattlemented parapet. N vestry. 4 bells in tower formerly in the old church (q.v.). Varied window tracery: 3-light Decorated in W window, 2-light Geometrical in Nave, Lancets in Chancel, 3-light Geometrical E window. Drip mould of chancel S-door extended as a stingcourse. Collar beam roof with additional transverse collar beams along walls. Late C18 mural monuments. C19 mural monuments by Bedford, and Theed (Caroline Hanbury d. 1883: R C Hanbury 1867). Victorian stained glass. Commanding position high on a hillside overlooking the valley and village. (Illustrated London Newsl9 November 1853 p429: VCH (1912) 379: Pevsner (1977) 364).

Listing NGR: TL3587017177

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
355993
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, A, The Victoria History of the County of Hertford, (1912), 379
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Hertfordshire, (1977), 364
'Illustrated London News' in 19 November, , Vol. 19, (1853), 429

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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