Church of St. Mary the Less

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1339283
Date first listed:
20-Dec-1960
Statutory Address:
Church of St. Mary the Less, Village Street, Chilbolton, Stockbridge, SO20 6BQ

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Location

Statutory Address:
Church of St. Mary the Less, Village Street, Chilbolton, Stockbridge, SO20 6BQ

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

County:
Hampshire
District:
Test Valley (District Authority)
Parish:
Chilbolton
National Grid Reference:
SU 39481 40219

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 11/06/2020

SU 34 SE 3/44

CHILBOLTON VILLAGE STREET Church of St. Mary the Less

(Formerly listed under WINCHESTER ROAD)

20.12.60

I Parish church. C12, C13, C14, C15, 1842, and restoration of 1893. Norman nave with blocked clerestory window, Early English chancel, north and south aisles of C14, tower of 1842, vestry and porch of the last date. Tile roof, carried over the aisles; walls of flint rubble with rendering to the chancel and north aisle, stone dressings (buttresses, windows and plinth). There are restoration lancets and coupled lights, with one Perpendicular window to the south of the chancel. The tower, at the west end of the south aisle, has three stages, the lowest having flint walls enclosed by flat buttresses and corbelled eaves to the tile roof, linking to the narrower (middle) bell stage, which has boarding on an earlier timber frame (removed from the nave), the top being a tiled broach spire.

Inside, the nave arcade has two arches on each side, staggered on plan to fit a shorter south aisle, the north side having a rood-stair within the east end of the nave wall. The shafts are octagonal, with half octagonal end supports, with moulded caps and bases. There is a much restored C15 screen, C16 linenfold panelling in front of the reading desks and a Jacobean pulpit. 'Pexpendicular' font of 1891.

Listing NGR: SU3957040247

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
139605
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: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/09173/34
Rights: Copyright IoE Mrs Susan Bearder. Source Historic England Archive
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