Church of St Boniface


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Listed Building
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Statutory Address:
Church of St Boniface, Church Lane


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Statutory Address:
Church of St Boniface, Church Lane

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

Test Valley (District Authority)
Nursling and Rownhams
National Grid Reference:
SU 35933 16473


SU 31 NE 7/13



GV II* Parish church. Of Saxon origin, mainly C14, with a C13 transept, restored by G.E Street 1881. Aisless nave and chancel, south transept, south porch beneath tower. Rubble stone walls, coupled C14 windows with Decorated tracery, west window of three lights with Reticulated tracery and three light cusped C15 window to the transept. Tile roof; the tower above eaves level is hung with shingles, and has a shingled broach spire.

Interior: the eastern part of the chancel is Victorian: the remainder of the interior is plain but there are many wall monuments of the early C19. Elizabethan pulpit, mid C19 Perpendicular octagonal font. The transept has a western arch, half blocked by the east end of the nave wall, and contains interesting monuments; an elaborate Jacobean/classical tomb with male and female recumbent figures, of Richard (1613) and Maria (1622) Mille. Opposite is a classical monument to Thomas Knollys 1751; there is a stone slab with inset brasses to Thomas Mundy 1623, and some medieval tiles let into the wall. On the west wall of the nave is a hatchment, and a Royal Coat of Arms of 1782 (G.R.).

Listing NGR: SU3589016436


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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: 02 Sep 1999
Reference: IOE01/01915/33
Rights: Copyright IoE Tyrone M. McDonald. Source Historic England Archive
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