CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1334576
Date first listed:
19-Jan-1967
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN, CHURCH LANE

Map

Ordnance survey map of CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN
© Crown Copyright and database right 2020. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2020. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1334576.pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 28-Feb-2020 at 06:52:53.

Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN, CHURCH LANE

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

County:
Derbyshire
District:
South Derbyshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Newton Solney
National Grid Reference:
SK 27924 25770

Details

PARISH OF NEWTON SOLNEY CHURCH LANE SK 22 NE 1/48 19-1-67 Church of St Mary the Virgin II* Parish Church. C14, C15 , C18. Restoration in 1880 by F J Robinson. Coursed squared sandstone and ashlar. Welsh slate roofs with decorative ridge tiles. Chamfered plinth, plain and castellated parapets. West tower, aisled nave, south porch, chancel and north vestry. The south aisle continues alongside part of the chancel. West tower of two stages divided by a chamfer to the west. The west elevation has a 2-light window of c1300 with Y-tracery, set in a deeply splayed surround. The south side of the tower is embraced by the aisle. The north side has re-set carved C12 chevron decoration. Rectangular slit bell-openings to three sides. Recessed octagonal stone spire set behind battlements. Tall gabled lucarnes with Y-tracery and tiny lancet lucarnes high up. Lean-to north aisle has a plain E.E. west lancet and two heavy squat buttresses. To the north another buttress and a round arched doorway said to be Norman, but with its simple continuous roll moulding, more likely to be C17 or C18. Plank double doors with elaborate C19 hinges. To the left are two pairs of paired lancets in deep chamfered surrounds. Heads at the springing of the two arches in the centre. Clerestory has three 2-light windows under flat arches with cusped lancet lights. Gabled north vestry has a segmental arched doorway to west, a 3-light window with reticulated tracery to north and a low window with Y-tracery to east, all C19. To the north paired polygonal chimney stacks rise from half way up the gable, with foliage stops where they interrupt the coping. The chancel has to the north a window of two cusped depressed ogee lights under a flat arch. The chancel has angle buttresses and a C19 3-light east window with intersecting tracery with Dec and Perp motifs. The south side of the chancel has a 3-light window under a flat arch with the unusual tracery motif of cusped depressed ogees, inverted above and with lozenge shapes above again. A similar window is at Repton Church. Gabled south aisle. Pair of 2-light east windows with Y-tracery and elongated trefoils. Gableted buttresses divide the bays on the south side. All the windows have flat arches. The first from the east is of three lights with reticulated tracery. Then two 2-light windows with cusped lancet and trefoil motifs. A similar window beyond the gabled south porch. The porch entrance has roll and filleted mouldings and nook shafts. Hoodmould on foliage stops. C19 plank doors with scrolled C-hinges. Clerestory as on the north side. Interior: Three bay C14 arcades have octagonal piers and semi-octagonal responds. Moulded capitals and to south single chamfered, to north double chamfered arches. Tower arch with a step and a chamfer, the chamfered order on moulded corbels. No division between nave and chancel. Two-bay chancel north arcade with an octagonal pier and double chamfered, almost triangular, arches. One bay to south with C19, almost round arch. Double chamfered, the inner order on moulded corbels, similar to the tower arch. C19 boarded roof with arched principal trusses on corbels. C19 cusped wheel window over the tower arch, with nailhead. Two-bay arcade at the east end of the south aisle. Plain octagonal font, possibly C17. Recess in the south wall of the tower contains a broken effigy of a knight of c1375. Under the tower, the mid-C13 headless effigy of a knight . Also under the tower a late C14 alabaster effigy of a knight and a monument to Sir Henry Every +1709, erected c1734. By Thomas Carter the elder. Semi-reclining figure in Roman attire, originally with a pyramid behind. Single chamfered piscina in the south wall of the chancel. Tiled floors and most of the furnishings date from c1880. Several C19 stained glass windows, the east, c1862, with quite strong dramatic line and modelling.



Listing NGR: SK2792425770

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
82854
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

Images of England

Images of England was a photographic record of every listed building in England, created as a snap shot of listed buildings at the turn of the millennium. These photographs of the exterior of listed buildings were taken by volunteers between 1999 and 2008. The project was supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Date: 23 May 2004
Reference: IOE01/10396/19
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Alfred John Dyson. Source Historic England Archive
Archive image, may not represent current condition of site.
To view this image please use Firefox, Chrome, Safari, or Edge.

Your Contributions

Do you know more about this entry?

The following information has been contributed by users volunteering for our Enriching The List project. For small corrections to the List Entry please see our Minor Amendments procedure.

The information and images below are the opinion of the contributor, are not part of the official entry and do not represent the official position of Historic England. We have not checked that the contributions below are factually accurate. Please see our terms and conditions. If you wish to report an issue with a contribution or have a question please email [email protected].