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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

List entry Number: 1350974

Location

CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHURCH STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
HampshireNew ForestDistrict AuthorityFordingbridge

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 30-Sep-1964

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 143947

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History

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Details

SU 1413 FORDINGBRIDGE CHURCH STREET

16/6 Church of St Mary 30.9.64 GV I

Parish church. C12 origins, mid C13 rebuilding, adding to chancel central-south vestry and north-west chapel, and aisles to nave, chapel shortly after extended to east; in C15 aisles rebuilt with porches and east tower to north aisle, nave given clerestories; restored 1901-3 by CF Ponting, when vestry rebuilt with infill to east. Flint, some ironstone, ironstone dressings, later Chilmark, tower ashlar, lead and plain tile roof. Plan of chancel with north chapel and south vestries, nave with north and south aisles, tower at east of north aisle, north porch with parvise over, and south porch. Chancel has east C13 3 stepped lancet window, outer arch on detached shaft. On south wall lancets, gabled vestry with similar. North chapel has C19 5-light Dec east window and north late C13 2-1ight trefoiled bar tracery windows, and tomb recess. 3 stage tower, to north angle buttresses and slightly higher stair turret,crenellated parapet. Nave clerestory has 2-light trefoiled window. Flat roofed aisles have C14 and C15 windows. North porch C15 with 5-centred archway, now glazed, over 2-light window to parvise. At west 4-centred door with recesses each side, over large cinquefoiled 5-light transomed window. Inside chancel C13 rear arches with hoodmoulds on leaf-stops. Chapel arcade 3 bays on shafted piers, east arch later. On south wall trefoiled piscina, and priest's door to vestry and monument 1638 to Philip Clifford. Chapel has C15 good hammerbeam roof with angels against hammers, tracery above hammers and cusping below. On pier of tower monument 1801 to J B Coventry Bulkeley. Chancel arch C13 2-centred, renewed capitals. In nave beside brass on timber frame 1568 to Bulkeley family. Nave arcades 4 bay with round piers and imposts. C15 queen post roof. In south aisle C14 Purbeck octagonal font. VCH; vol 4; 1911; p573-5. Buildings of England; Pevsner; 1966; p235.

Listing NGR: SP1585918667

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, The Victoria History of the County of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, (1911), 573-5
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, (1967), 235

National Grid Reference: SU 14515 13813

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