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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.


List entry Number: 1175684



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

County: Hampshire

District: Basingstoke and Deane

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Hurstbourne Priors

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 16-May-1966

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 138375

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16.5.66 Church of St Mary I

Saxon, Norman, C13, C18. Aisleless nave and chancel, with small western bell turret, and brick south porch. Tile roof, small tiled pyramid roof to the turret (which has boarded sides), brick dentil eaves to the nave, rendered walls. Inside the C13 chancel has 3 small lancets on each side (one later), with deep reveals separated by columns supporting an arcade; the east window is C19 and on either side are panels painted with the Prescriptions. The round chancel arch rests on plan abaci, and there are squints on each side. The Norman nave has 3 small original windows, with deep reveals, and at the east end on each side are large lights with mullioned and tran- somed wooden frames. The west end has a thin wall in line with the timbers supporting the bell turret, with a central arched opening and on each side a C18 doorcase with pediment and architrave; the upper wall containing a Royal Coat of Arms with letters C.R. Some fragments of medieval wall paintings remains in the east gable of the nave, and on the north wall is a consecration cross and a large St Christopher (with the top part cut off by the lowered eaves). The south door is a tall narrow opening with a round arch (Saxon), decorated on the outside. Fittings include a plain round font (old - but restored), a wooden chest of 1536, and a fine longcase clock of about 1720 (a recent gift). The porch (C18) is of brickwork, with flint side panels and a tiled roof.

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National Grid Reference: SU 45750 46814


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