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Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Kenderchurch, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 51.9509 / 51°57'3"N

Longitude: -2.8702 / 2°52'12"W

OS Eastings: 340291

OS Northings: 228402

OS Grid: SO402284

Mapcode National: GBR FC.MBP7

Mapcode Global: VH78Q.67H8

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 26 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1099612

English Heritage Legacy ID: 155542

Location: Kenderchurch, County of Herefordshire, HR2

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Kenderchurch

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Kilpeck

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

So 42 NW
5/8 Church of St Mary

Parish church. Some medieval fabric of indeterminate date, largely
rebuilt during restoration of 1871. Sandstone rubble with ashlar dress-
ings; Welsh slate roof. Nave with bellcote and south porch, chancel with
north vestry. Nave: raised verges and coved cornice, plain gabled bell-
cote to west; one square headed light and one 2-light square headed window
(possibly C16 or C17) to right of gabled porch. Two-centred arched head to
doorway; two orders, outer chamfered and inner moulded with attached shafts
to jambs with moulded square capitals and bases, label with decorative stops.
Inner C16 doorway with four-centred head and moulded jambs. Two pairs of
C19 trefoil headed lights and a roundel to the west end; two pairs of
similar trefoil headed lights to north side. The chancel has a lower roof
line and raised verge to the east, pair of C19 trefoil headed lights to
south. Three-light C19 east window with three quatrefoils in roundels
and decorative panel with cupsing below glazing. Interior: C16 wagon roof
to chancel with moulded ribs and rosettes, though extensively restored.
C16 screen below chancel arch, also extensively restored; panelled coving
with moulded cross-beam carved with running vine ornament. Section of C17
pulpit below screen with three sides, and each side sub-divided into three
panels and decorative details to each. Late C12 or early C13 font, sandstone
ashlar circular tapering bowl with chevron ornament decorating the rim, plain
cylindrical stem and square to octagonal base. Incised coffin lid on south
wall of nave, west of door, slab with incised cross, possibly C13. (RCHM,
Vol I, p 152; BoE, p 199).

Listing NGR: SO4029128402

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