CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1291888
Date first listed:
12-Nov-1954
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Bromfield
National Grid Reference:
SO 48199 76810

Details

BROMFIELD

SO47NE Church of St Mary the Virgin 825-1/4/16 12/11/54

GV I

Benedictine Priory church, now Parish Church. c1155, with C13 and C16 additions. Restored 1890, by C Hodgson-Fowler?. Rubble and ashlar sandstone; plain tile roof. North-west tower, nave, north aisle and chancel. Blocked Norman chancel arch forms east end, with large round arch to north; tower forming porch, to northwest, probably late C13. South transept replaced by C16 house built by Charles Foxe after the Dissolution, but destroyed by fire late C17: now fragmentary with mullion and transom windows. INTERIOR: painted plaster ceiling c1672 by Thomas Francis, with Angels with scrolls, the Symbol of the Trinity, and clouds; c1700 communion rail with heavy twisted balusters; glass by Kempe in west window and north aisle, with C16 Flemish roundels in Vestry. (Cranage, D.H.S.,: An Architectural Account of the Churches of Shropshire: PP. 70-76).

Listing NGR: SO4820076808

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
389637
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Cranage, DHS , An Architectural Account of the Churches of Shropshire, (1908), 70-76

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: 21 Mar 2003
Reference: IOE01/08489/02
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