CHURCH OF ST MARY AND ST RHADEGUND

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1292740
Date first listed:
18-Jan-1967
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY AND ST RHADEGUND, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY AND ST RHADEGUND, HIGH STREET

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

District:
Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Niton and Whitwell
National Grid Reference:
SZ 52177 77773

Details

NITON AND WHITWELL

SZ57NW HIGH STREET, Whitwell 1353-0/6/198 Church of St Mary and St Rhadegund 18/01/67 II*

Parish Church. Unusually built as 2 chapels side by side, St Rhadegund in C12 and the chapel of the Virgin added c1200. Nave C12, chancel and south aisle C13, the south aisle widened in the late C15 or early C16 when the south chapel, south porch and tower were added and the solid wall between the original chapels was removed. Interior restored by R J Jones. Built of Isle of Wight stone rubble with tiled roof, the south porch with stone slab roof. West tower late C15 or early C16 of 2 stages with angled buttresses. Crenellated parapet. Lower stage has arched window with hood moulding. South porch also late C15 or early C16, gabled with stone slab roof, the interior rib vaulted with stone seat. South aisle has 2 paired cinquefoil headed windows with drip-moulding and buttress. Graphite on wall RMN 1589 and carved shield. South chapel has 2 tiers of 2 cinquefoil headed lights. Nave has 3 triple cinquefoil headed lights with hood moulding and buttresses. Chancel east window has 2 cinquefoil lancets with hood moulding and grotesques. Interior has C12 3 bay arcade with one round-headed and one slightly pointed arch with round piers; square abaci with chamfered corners. South chapel arch has a Norman north respond with scalloped capitals. Modern crown post roofs and barrel vaulted ceilings. Octagonal stone font. 1623 cherry wood pulpit with blank arches and carved panels with arabesques above. Chancel has piscina with shelf. South chapel has C17 wooden altar and piscina. (Pevsner: B.O.E. Hampshire and the Isle of Wight: 775).

Listing NGR: SZ5217777773

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
392824
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, (1967), 775

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: 28 Sep 2002
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