CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1302086
Date first listed:
05-Dec-1955
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, BERRY LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, BERRY LANE

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

County:
Hampshire
District:
Winchester (District Authority)
Parish:
Twyford
National Park:
SOUTH DOWNS
National Grid Reference:
SU 48134 25063

Details

SU 42 NE TWYFORD BERRY LANE

5/42 CHURCH OF ST MARY 5/12/55 (formerly listed under GV General) II* Parish church. 1875-8 by R A Waterhouse incorporating older materials. Knapped flint with brick bands and stone dressings, plain and fishscale tiles. On site falling from E to W. Plan of nave with clerestory and aisles, tall chancel with slightly lower ridges. S and N chapels (that to N vestry) and NW tower with porch under. E end of chancel has stone plinth and offset below 4-light perp. window and kneelered gable. Chapels set back with plinths and buttress to N. Reused 3-light C15 perp. windows pointed to S square to N. N chapel has reused pointed door and square-headed cinquefoil windows and similar windows to S. Aisles have plinths which steps down towards W, and 2 and 3-light square-headed cinquefoils. Clerestory has C15 square-headed trefoiled 2-light windows some C19 work. At W end of S aisle wide pointed doorway. At W end of N aisle tower, with wide pointed N door between buttresses to top of 2nd stage. NE half-octagon stair turret rising to same level, and similar buttresses to W. Top stage has flint and brick chequer- work with pointed 2-light openings, stone crennelations and short octagonal tiled spire with vane. Pointed 3-light window to S aisle. and large 5-light pointed W nave window. Inside chancel has elaborate reredos with painted panels and similar each side above panelling. Painted barrel vaulted roofs to chancel and S chapel. Tall chancel arch and 6 steps down to body of church. Nave has 5 arcade bays with reused late C12 round piers with trumpet- scallop, broad leaf, unusual diagonal fluting capitals. In N aisle C12 Purbeck octagonal font with blank arcading. Monuments in S chapel: 1616 to Dulcebella Welles, alabaster frame to black inscription panel, strongly convex with crest below and pilasters each side. In S aisle tablets: 1719 to Jona- thon Shipley; 1796 to Elizabeth Shipley; 1800 to Amelia Shipley. At W end of nave monuments: 1726 to William Davies by R Leversuch, similar to 1616 mon.; 1788 to Jonathon Shipley, Bishop of St Asaph by F Nollekens of large inscrip- tion tablet supporting grey obelisk with bust in profile and bishop's trophys, and tablet panel below; 1806 to Georgiana Naylor (née Shipley) by J Flaxman, inscription panel supporting reading woman seated in front of squat obelisk.

Listing NGR: SU4817425094

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
145949
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 12 Mar 2006
Reference: IOE01/15224/11
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Tim Taylor. Source Historic England Archive
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