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Parish Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Merton, London

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Latitude: 51.4285 / 51°25'42"N

Longitude: -0.2105 / 0°12'37"W

OS Eastings: 524502

OS Northings: 171458

OS Grid: TQ245714

Mapcode National: GBR BL.RLJ

Mapcode Global: VHGRB.9CK9

Entry Name: Parish Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 1 June 1949

Last Amended: 2 September 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1080917

English Heritage Legacy ID: 205146

Location: Merton, London, SW19

County: London

District: Merton

Electoral Ward/Division: Village

Built-Up Area: Merton

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Wimbledon

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

TQ 2471
SW19 (east side)
6/117 Parish Church of
1.6.1949 St Mary
- II*

Parish church. Chancel late Medieval, much rebuilt in 1860 by G G Scott.
Cecil chapel to south of chancel of 1626-36; nave rebuilt and enlarged in 1843
by G G Scott and Moffat, in late Gothic revival style. Knapped flint, stone
dressings, tiled pitched roof (steeply to eaves to chancel, low to parapet over
nave). 5-bay aisled nave; low clerestory; 2 bay chancel: south chapel; west
tower and spire, of 1843, 3 stages with crenellated parapet. Buttresses between
bays to nave; pointed aisle windows. Perpendicular tracery. Small square windows
to Cecil chapel, cusped. Compound piers to nave, supporting galleries to north,
south and west. Chancel and nave roofs renewed; 4 part vault to Cecil chapel.
Black marble monument to Sir Edward Cecil, Viscount Wimbledon (d1638), in Cecil
chapel. Various other monuments. Late C19 carved stone pulpit and altar
rail, arts and crafts manner. C19 stone font. Organ to west end. C14 stained
glass to Cecil chapel (figure of St George) and C17 heraldic glass. One south
window with 3 figures designed by Henry Holiday and executed by Morris and Co,
1923. Further window by Morris and Co, 1925.
London 2-South B Cherry and Pevsner.

Listing NGR: TQ2450271458

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