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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN

List entry Number: 1291888

Location

CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN

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

County District District Type Parish
ShropshireUnitary AuthorityBromfield

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 12-Nov-1954

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 389637

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

BROMFIELD

SO47NE Church of St Mary the Virgin 825-1/4/16 12/11/54

GV I

Benedictine Priory church, now Parish Church. c1155, with C13 and C16 additions. Restored 1890, by C Hodgson-Fowler?. Rubble and ashlar sandstone; plain tile roof. North-west tower, nave, north aisle and chancel. Blocked Norman chancel arch forms east end, with large round arch to north; tower forming porch, to northwest, probably late C13. South transept replaced by C16 house built by Charles Foxe after the Dissolution, but destroyed by fire late C17: now fragmentary with mullion and transom windows. INTERIOR: painted plaster ceiling c1672 by Thomas Francis, with Angels with scrolls, the Symbol of the Trinity, and clouds; c1700 communion rail with heavy twisted balusters; glass by Kempe in west window and north aisle, with C16 Flemish roundels in Vestry. (Cranage, D.H.S.,: An Architectural Account of the Churches of Shropshire: PP. 70-76).

Listing NGR: SO4820076808

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Cranage, DHS - Title: An Architectural Account of the Churches of Shropshire - Date: 1908 - Page References: 70-76

National Grid Reference: SO 48199 76810

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