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Church of St George

A Grade I Listed Building in Damerham, Hampshire

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Latitude: 50.9416 / 50°56'29"N

Longitude: -1.8483 / 1°50'53"W

OS Eastings: 410753

OS Northings: 115809

OS Grid: SU107158

Mapcode National: GBR 41D.TT4

Mapcode Global: FRA 760M.9RK

Plus Code: 9C2WW5R2+MM

Entry Name: Church of St George

Listing Date: 13 February 1987

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1094925

English Heritage Legacy ID: 143909

Location: Damerham, New Forest, Hampshire, SP6

County: Hampshire

Civil Parish: Damerham

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Damerham St George

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


5/72 Church of St George


Parish Church. C12 origins with south transeptual tower; north aisle and
north chapel C12; C13 south chapel and aisle, tower rebuilt; in C15
chapels demolished and chancel and north aisle rebuilt, south porch added,
in C17 tower rebuilt. Bubble flint and squared ironstone, part rendered,
Chilmark stone dressings, old plain tile roof, but stone slates low down
on aisles. Plan of chancel, 3 bay nave with transeptual tower, outshot
aisles and large south-west porch. Chancel has C15 3-light cinquefoiled
windows larger to north and east. On north wall remains of arcade round
trumpet scroll capitals to piers and crocket capital respond. On south
similar remains. Tower squat with angle buttresses to south, tall lower
stage, small upper lancets, recessed weatherboarded belfry with hipped
lead roof. Porch has C15 archway, over C13 mandorla of Christ. Inside
above door C12 tympanum with St George and C15 wagon roof finely carved.
North aisle has C15 square-headed window, and blocked door. Large C15
5-light west window. Inside nave north arcade of 3 bays, wall to west,
west respond half-round, billeted capital, C18 round piers, east respond
shafted, mutilated. At south-east is tower arch C12 of 2 square orders
of alternating stone type. C12 north 3 bay arcade, with replaced piers.
South arcade 2 bay with Greek cross-section pier with canted corners.
Arch to tower similar. C15 wagon roof in chancel and nave with plastered
panels moulded ribs and carved bosses. VCH; Vol 4; 1911; p590-1.
Buildings of England; Hampshire; Penguin; Pevsner; 1966; p188-9.

Listing NGR: SU0935916244

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