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Church of St Mary the Virgin

A Grade I Listed Building in Ross-on-Wye, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 51.9135 / 51°54'48"N

Longitude: -2.5859 / 2°35'9"W

OS Eastings: 359798

OS Northings: 224046

OS Grid: SO597240

Mapcode National: GBR FR.PP5Q

Mapcode Global: VH86J.459G

Plus Code: 9C3VWC77+9M

Entry Name: Church of St Mary the Virgin

Listing Date: 22 October 1952

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1098720

English Heritage Legacy ID: 153454

ID on this website: 101098720

Location: St Mary's Church, Ross-on-Wye, County of Herefordshire, HR9

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Ross-on-Wye

Built-Up Area: Ross-on-Wye

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Ross

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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SO 5924; 650/1/1




A fine church with nave, North and South aisles square tower with pinnacles
at corners and graceful spire. Local red sandstone with ashlar dressings.
Some C12 material re-used. Church was rebuilt in C13 and dedicated in 1316.
Heavily restored in 1878. Window tracery mainly C19. Nave, part of chancel,
North and South aisles are C13. Tower, spire, 2-storey South porch North
porch, part of chancel and sanctuary are C14. Also roof of South aisle are
C15. East window has C15 glass. Many fine C16 and C17 monuments to the
Rudhall family in alabaster; other good monuments. C17 Communion rails;
left C17 or East C18 font; left C17 gates of scrolled ironwork in North
porch. C13 coffin and lid. Inside are the dead trunks of some elm suckers
that were once green in the church. RCHM 1.

Listing NGR: SO5979524045

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