Church of St Mary

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1094344
Date first listed:
08-Oct-1959
Statutory Address:
Church of St Mary, Eling Hill, Eling, SO40 9HF

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Location

Statutory Address:
Church of St Mary, Eling Hill, Eling, SO40 9HF

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

County:
Hampshire
District:
New Forest (District Authority)
Parish:
Totton and Eling
National Grid Reference:
SU 36692 12459

Details

SU 31 SE 5/17 TOTTON AND ELING ELING HILL Church of St Mary

8.10.59

II* Parish church. Of Saxon and Norman origin as an aisleless nave and chancel, with transepts, with C13 restoration of the chancel, C14 south chapel, C15 north aisle and tower, early south aisle and north chapel rebuilt in a substantial general restoration of 1863 by B Ferrey, which included south and west porches and a north vestry.

Mostly Victorian exterior with a few reused C16 windows; walls of flint and stone rubble with stone dressings, plinth, stepped buttresses, four plain Tudor windows, the other with tracery of the Decorated style. The tower of three stages is mainly Tudor and Jacobean, with massive diagonal buttresses on the north side.

The interior has C13 and C14 arcading, with two round arches (one of early date); there is a small Norman window at the east end of the chancel. There are a number of fine wall monuments (two by Rysbrack) and several tombstones. The reredos includes a Venetian painting of the last supper, restored but apparently of early C16 origin. In the north aisle hangs a helm, with a hatchment.

Listing NGR: SP3858402580

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
143476
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: 24 Jun 2006
Reference: IOE01/15679/12
Rights: Copyright IoE Miss Mary Hatcher. Source Historic England Archive
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