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Church of St Mary

A Grade I Listed Building in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7591 / 51°45'32"N

Longitude: -0.4728 / 0°28'21"W

OS Eastings: 505503

OS Northings: 207813

OS Grid: TL055078

Mapcode National: GBR G6M.M98

Mapcode Global: VHFS5.R1FT

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 18 June 1948

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1078099

English Heritage Legacy ID: 355562

Location: Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP1

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

Town: Dacorum

Electoral Ward/Division: Hemel Hempstead Town

Built-Up Area: Hemel Hempstead

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Hemel Hempstead

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text


894/1/26 HIGH STREET
18-JUN-48 (West side)


Circa 1140-80 of flint rubble and Roman bricks with ashlar quoins, dressings
and chancel vault. Latin cross plan with crossing tower and C13 spire. C14
south porch C15 north porch and nave clerestory. C14 brass in south aisle.
1841 monument to Sir Astley Paston Cooper. 1858 stained glass south chancel
windows, Clayton and Bell Vaulted north-east room, perhaps a sacristy, with
east apse. RCHM, p 109; VCH, p 225.

Listing NGR: TL0550307813

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