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ABBEY CHURCH OF ST MARY

List Entry Summary

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

Name: ABBEY CHURCH OF ST MARY

List entry Number: 1092649

Location

ABBEY CHURCH OF ST MARY

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

County: Hampshire

District: Test Valley

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Romsey

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 28-Aug-1951

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 139430

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SU 3521 4/38 28.8.51. Abbey Church of St Mary

I

Probable foundation 907 by Edward the Elder. Reconstituted by Edgar 967 and dedicated to St Mary and St Eldrida, The existing building dates mainly from C12, rebuilding continuing probably until circa 1230. Built of stone from Chilmark. Romsey Road outside west wall of south transept; C13 wall painting. (See VCH). The churchyard has a broad central walk lined with pollarded trees and forms a pleasant garden space close to the town. Arrangement of the churchyard and approach to the church from the east are both excellent.

Listing NGR: SU3611221569

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, The Victoria History of the County of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, (1912)

National Grid Reference: SU 35093 21257

Map

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