CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1339235
Date first listed:
18-Oct-1955
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, CASTLE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, CASTLE STREET

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

County:
Hampshire
District:
Fareham (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SU 62530 04495

Details



899/11/200 CASTLE STREET 18-OCT-55 PORTCHESTER (South side) CHURCH OF ST MARY

GV I

CASTLE STREET 1. 5231 (South End) Portchester Church of St Mary SU 6204 11/200 18.10.55.

Built circa 1133 inside the walls of the Roman fort when Henry I founded a small priory of Augustinian Canons who moved to Southwick soon afterwards. Restored in 1710 by Queen Anne's Bounty and again in 1888. Originally cruciform, south transept now missing. Short tower at crossing with pyramidal roof. Exterior rendered. Old tiled roof. Aisle less nave with 4 round arched recessed Norman windows, Transept has 1 window with another above. Norman west window tanked by round arched panels filled with design of quatrefoils within circles. Fine Norman west doorway of 3 orders. Inside, arm of Elizabeth I and Queen Anne (whose body rested in the Church in 1710). Arcading round part of walls. Squint in north wall near chancel arch. Portchester Castle forms a group with St Mary's Church, the Churchyard walls, the Iamp in the churchyard and the Lychgate.

Listing NGR: SU6222404655

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
141470
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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