CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1382494
Date first listed:
02-Aug-1972
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN, CHURCH HILL

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Location

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

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

County:
Warwickshire
District:
Stratford-on-Avon (District Authority)
Parish:
Ullenhall
National Grid Reference:
SP 12066 67222

Details

ULLENHALL

SP16NW CHURCH HILL 652-1/5/223 (South side) 02/08/72 Church of St Mary the Virgin

GV II

Church. 1875 by JP Seddon. MATERIALS: sandstone ashlar with Welsh slate roofs and coped stone gables, ornamental ridge tiles. STYLE: Early English. PLAN: 3-bay nave with aisles, north porch, south-west tower in 3 stages, single-bay transepts, apsidal chancel. EXTERIOR: angle buttresses to nave, straight buttresses to porch, with off-sets. Chamfered plinth; continuous sill band. Porch has plank door in 4-centred pointed arch within projecting surround with shallow gable and finials; above a small rose window. Nave: 7 cusped lancets to south and 6 to north. West end has 4-light window with bar tracery to head. Aisles have cusped lancets to west ends. Tower: has lancet windows, broached octagonal bellstage and slender spire. Transepts: 3-light window to north with bar tracery to head, group of 4 cinquefoil lights to south, otherwise transepts have cusped lights. Apse has 7 cusped lancets with slender colonnettes on band to each angle, with horizontal crescent-shaped band beneath and ornate frieze. INTERIOR: double-chamfered arcades have outer clusters of 3 columns, with single column to centre, all with roll-moulding to head and water-holding bases. Similar double-chamfered arches to transepts. Aisle windows have arcade of slender shafts with roll-moulded capitals and water-holding bases; similar full-height arcade to chancel. Stencilled wagon roofs to nave and chancel, half-wagons in the aisles. Octagonal font with trefoiled panels with fishes in net motif. Forms a group with gates, piers and railings to Churchyard (qv). (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N and Wedgwood A: Warwickshire: Harmondsworth: 1966-1990: 437).





Listing NGR: SP1206667222

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
482878
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Wedgwood, A, The Buildings of England: Warwickshire, (1966), 437

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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