CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1349843
Date first listed:
02-Sep-1966
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY

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

District:
County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Eardisland
National Grid Reference:
SO 42048 58520

Details

SO 4258 - 4358 EARDISLAND CP EARDISLAND

12/71 Church of St Mary

2.9.66

GV II*

Parish church. Early C13, extended mid-C14, partly rebuilt c1728 and restored in 1864 by H Curzon. Coursed rubble with ashlar dressings, chancel roof of graduated stone tiles, with artificial ones to nave. West tower of c1728, early C13 nave, C14 chancel, north vestry and south porch. West tower of three stages on a C13 battered plinth with roll mouldings. The plain parapet has an obelisk at each corner, and each stage is marked by an offset. Belfry stage has wide louvred openings with segmental heads. South wall of first stage has a window of segmentally headed lights. Ground stage has a C19 doorway on south wall with a two-centred head and a rose window in the west wall. Nave: early C13, the south wall divided into three bays by C19 stepped buttresses. South porch to west end then a C19 window of three pointed lights with a quatrefoil under the two-centred head, with ball flower ornament. The label has angel stops. The central bay has a C13 lancet to the left and a C14 window of three pointed lights under a two-centred head to the right with a label. The eastern bay contains a window of two trefoiled lights under a two-centred head. To west of this a blocked C13 door with two-centred roll- moulded head. South porch of C14 has a two-centred outer arch of two chamfered orders with label. The side walls each have a window of one ogee trefoiled light. The C13 south doorway has a two-centred arch with continuous roll moulding and a moulded label with foliate stops. North wall of nave is also divided into three bays by C19 buttresses. West bay has a C13 north door with segmental-pointed head, chamfered label and roll moulded jambs. This bay also has a lancet, and the central bay two lancets. The eastern bay has a C14 window of two trefoiled lights under a two-centred head with a moulded label. The chancel has, on the south wall, a diagonal corner buttress and is divided into two bays by a buttress. Each bay has a window of two trefoiled lights under a two-centred head. Western bay contains a C14 priest's door. Below window in this bay a tomb recess with cinquefoiled segmental-pointed arch and moulded jambs, and a moulded label with one head stop. North wall has north vestry of C14 with a lancet in north and south walls. To west of this a reset C14 window of two trefoiled lights under a two-centred head with a moulded label. East window of four trefoiled lights with tracery under the two-centred head and a label. Interior: the tower arch is C19 with a moulded inner order, chamfered outer order, and two-centred arch. Chancel arch also C19 of similar design. At east end of nave, two similar tomb recesses face each other, both with segmental pointed heads and labels. That in the south wall has a finial to the label bearing three painted shields. South wall of chancel has a three-seat sedillia, each with a trefoiled head. To east of this a trefoil headed piscina with projecting quatrefoil drain. North wall contains two tomb recesses with chamfered jambs and segmental pointed arches. Roof of the nave is C19, divided into four bays with crown posts on tie-beams supporting crown-plates. Common rafters have braced collars and ashlar pieces. Chancel has a C14 common rafter roof with arch-braced collars and inclined ashlar pieces. Fittings: a re-set screen under the tower arch of the late C15 is of eight bays with a C19 door at the north end. The open upper panels have foiled ogee and traceried heads below a cornice with running vine ornament. Most of the other fittings are late C19. (RCHM, 3, pp 45-7; BoE, p 119).

Listing NGR: SO4204858520

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
149853
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Herefordshire III North West, (1934), 45-47
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Herefordshire, (1963), 119

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: 02 Aug 2003
Reference: IOE01/07697/14
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Andrew Culley. Source Historic England Archive
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