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

Rutland (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SK 85948 00964


AYSTON AYSTON SK 80 SE 2/1 Church of St Mary 10/11/55 II* Parish church. C15. West tower C14/15. Coursed rubble stone tiled roof. Nave, aisles, chancel, west tower, south porch. Clerestory with 3 2-light Perpendicular windows to north and south. C13 north aisle of rubble. 2 light window with label stops. To right one lancet and one squared light. South aisle C13 and widened c.1400. 2 perpendicular 3-light windows. East window of south aisle has C15 stained glass. South dooorway C15 with squared label. C17 door. South porch c.1450. Chancel C15: north and south wall have 2 and 3-light Perpendicular windows. To left is south wall of chancel is a light Perpendicular window. East window has large 5 light Perpendicular window. Embattled tower with corner buttresses. 2 light perpendicular belfry window. West window has Decorated cusped Y tracery. Interior: Nave arcade late C13 early C14: North arcade has round-headed arches, south arcade pointed. Both arcades have circular piers, circular abaci, and double chamfered arches. C15 chancel arches with castellated capitals over which a set of painted royal arms. Aumbry cupboard in north wall and piscina recess opposite. C18 box pews. C18 single pedestal font C14 monumental slab in west end of north aisle.

Listing NGR: SK8594800964


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 10 May 2006
Reference: IOE01/15325/27
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter J Ellis. Source Historic England Archive
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