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Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Richmond upon Thames, London

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Latitude: 51.447 / 51°26'49"N

Longitude: -0.3251 / 0°19'30"W

OS Eastings: 516489

OS Northings: 173328

OS Grid: TQ164733

Mapcode National: GBR 76.DR0

Mapcode Global: VHGR2.9WZM

Plus Code: 9C3XCMWF+QX

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 2 September 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1080852

English Heritage Legacy ID: 205285

Also known as: St. Mary's Twickenham

ID on this website: 101080852

Location: St Mary's Church, Twickenham, Richmond upon Thames, London, TW1

County: London

District: Richmond upon Thames

Electoral Ward/Division: Twickenham Riverside

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Richmond upon Thames

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Mary the Virgin Twickenham

Church of England Diocese: London

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Church of St Mary
TQ 1673 21/34 2.9.52


Perpendicular west tower, but body of church rebuilt to designs of John James in
Rubblestone tower of 3 stages with corner buttresses, battlemented parapet and
perpendicular tracery. Polygonal staircase turret on south-east corner. Nave and
aisles plum brick with red dressings with rubbed and gauged brickwork. Five-bay nave,
3 centre bays breaking forward under pediment. Giant order pillasters. Two-storey
elevation, with segmental windows below, round-headed above. Portland stone base.
Heavy cornice. Galleried interior supported upon timber fluted Corinthian columns.
Original wooden reredos and metal altar rails. Many good monuments including that
to Francis Parlton d. 1642 to east end of south aisle and that to William Humble
d. 1680. Alexander Pope d. 1744 also buried in the church. Monument to Challoner Ogle
by Rysbrack. Burial place of Pope, Kneller etc.

Listing NGR: TQ1648973328

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