CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1094934
Date first listed:
30-Sep-1964
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.

County:
Hampshire
District:
New Forest (District Authority)
Parish:
Breamore
National Grid Reference:
SU 15328 18896

Details

SU 11 NE BREAMORE BREAMORE PARK

6/1 Church of St Mary 30.9.64 GV I

Parish Church. Notable Saxon building of the late C10, with minor changes of all the medieval periods. Walls of whole flints, with stone dressings; long and short work, pilaster strips, quoins; there are seven surviving double-splayed windows (some modified) and also inserted windows of one and two cusped lights, and an east window with reticulated(C14) tracery. Tile roof, of pyramid shape to the tower, surmounted by a bell turret with pyramid roof and shingle cladding. Aisleless nave, separated from the lower, mainly C14, chancel by a tower, with a south side porticus (the former north porticus is now lost). South porch. Interior, C15 replacement east and west tower arches, original narrow arch to porticus with inscription. C15 piscina, octagonal font, a Royal Coat of Arms, several hatchments (hung in the upper part of the tower) , and a number of wall monuments. Traces of wall paintings. The C12 porch has a later superstructure, and the missing upper floor reveals the Saxon rood (the relief parts chiselled away). Two benches made from the former steps to the bell chamber, carrying the original date 1617.

Listing NGR: SP0874820852

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
143829
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 19 Hampshire,

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: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/07010/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Adam Burton. Source Historic England Archive
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