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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: OLD CHURCH OF ST MARY

List entry Number: 1382493

Location

OLD CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHAPEL LANE

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

County District District Type Parish
WarwickshireStratford-on-AvonDistrict AuthorityUllenhall

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 05-Apr-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 482877

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History

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Details

ULLENHALL

SP16NW CHAPEL LANE 652-1/5/222 (East side) 05/04/67 Old Church of St Mary

GV II*

Church, comprises chancel of former church. C13 with probably C14 reused windows to south side and later additions and alterations including removal of nave and rebuilding of west wall and west porch in 1875. MATERIALS: lias stone with plain-tile roof. EXTERIOR: 2 bays. Chamfered plinth to north and south sides. Buttresses with off-sets to angles, and between bays. Entrance to porch has double plank doors in double-chamfered, 4-centred pointed arched surround. Slit windows to sides. West end has small lancet, coped gable and bellcote with sundial to side dated 1835. South side has 3 stepped trefoil-headed, ogeed lancets, probably reused from the nave; then pair of trefoil-headed lancets with sunk spandrels in the cusps, all with chamfered mullions and sills. North side easternmost bay has pair of trefoil-headed lancets with chamfered mullion and sill. East end has 3-light window with intersecting tracery, hoodmould and chamfered mullions and sill. INTERIOR: entrance has a pointed 4-centred double-chamfered arch with outer orders of roll and nail-head moulding on banded shafts with capitals ornamented with palms and vines and with water-holding bases; roll-moulding to hoodmould. The inner side of arch has roll-moulded basket arch. Windows have wide sills and splayed jambs. Rectangular aumbry to south wall at east end. Late medieval tiles to floor at east end. FITTINGS: ornate wrought-iron altar railings dated 1735, donated by church wardens J Ward and T Williams; hanging wrought-iron candelabra. Jacobean panelling remains to north and south walls. C15 octagonal font on plain shaft. MONUMENTS: English Renaissance-style wall monument to Francis Throckmorton d.1617, son of Michael Throckmorton of Coughton Court, born and died in Mantua, Italy, lived in England during reign of Queen Mary when he received lands in Honity, Blackwell, Packhurst, Windoerton and Ullenhall; inscription tablet bordered by strapwork and 2 Corinthian columns and surmounted by 2 putti (illustrated in Dugdale). West end has inscription plaque: 'ULLENHALL CHAPEL .../CONSECRATED BY THE/ BISHOP OF WORCESTER/ ... 1875'. Forms a group with Old Chapel Cottages, Chapel Lane (qv). (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N and Wedgwood A: Warwickshire: Harmondsworth: 1966-1990: 437; Bushell N: Ancient Ullenhall: 1989-: 13).







Listing NGR: SP1306867585

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Bushell, N - Title: Ancient Ullenhall - Date: 1989 - Page References: 13
  2. Book  Reference - Author: Pevsner, N and Wedgwood, A - Title: The Buildings of England: Warwickshire - Date: 1966 - Page References: 437

National Grid Reference: SP 13068 67585

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