CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1383665
Date first listed:
23-Nov-1992
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:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Bitterley
National Grid Reference:
SO 61081 78653

Details

BITTERLEY

SO67NW CLEETON ST MARY 482-1/7/77 Church of St Mary 23/11/92

II

Church. 1878. By T Nicholson of Hereford for Rev George Pardoe. Coursed squared stone with stone dressings and plain-tile and shingle roofs, with stone-coped gables and finials. Early English style. PLAN: chancel, nave, west tower within nave, south porch, and north organ chamber and vestry. EXTERIOR: plinth, buttresses with offsets and continuous string course running over most windows as a hoodmould. Chancel: triple lancets to east, 2 lancets to south and lean-to vestry to north with small paired lancets and north-east door. Nave: single and paired lancets and south porch with timber-framed entrance arch decorated with open-work trefoils and quatrefoil and ornamental bargeboards. Single lancet to west of nave and single-stage tower above with twin lancet bell-chamber openings, quatrefoil frieze and shingle broach spire. INTERIOR: roofs with curved braces to collars, the west bay boarded. Chancel with aumbry, piscina and sedilia, choir stalls and open-work screen. Nave has pulpit, font and pews. Some stained glass. Narthex at west end formed of one large and 2 small open arches, the large arch repeated to north and south behind the arcade within the space and all supporting the tower.





Listing NGR: SO6108178653

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
484097
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: 17 Aug 2005
Reference: IOE01/14792/16
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