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Church of St Martin

A Grade II Listed Building in Shenley, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6897 / 51°41'23"N

Longitude: -0.2795 / 0°16'46"W

OS Eastings: 519022

OS Northings: 200399

OS Grid: TL190003

Mapcode National: GBR 8D.07F

Mapcode Global: VHGPY.3SLJ

Plus Code: 9C3XMPQC+V5

Entry Name: Church of St Martin

Listing Date: 12 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1103508

English Heritage Legacy ID: 164324

Location: Shenley, Hertsmere, Hertfordshire, WD7

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Shenley

Built-Up Area: Shenley

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Shenley

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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3/269 Church of
- St. Martin

- II

Parish Church. 1841 by S.Staples for Rev. T.Newcome, Rector of Shenley.
Red brick, stone dressings, slate roofs. Gothic chapel. 4 bay unaisled
nave, short low chancel, W porch, SW bell turret, NE vestry. Tall nave
windows: 2 pointed lights each with hollow chamfered mullions set in a
square head, chamfered surrounds, stone hood moulds with carved stops. 2
stage buttresses with stone offsets, diagonal to E angles. Upper door to
gallery to NW. Plinth. Boxed eaves. Small lights in gable ends of nave.
Dentilled brick courses below gable parapets with cross finials. E
window: 4 lights with 4 centred arched head. Vestry: pointed heads to
doors to W and N, a slit window and a casement. Gable parapets. Gabled W
porch: pointed arched entrances, stone hood mould with carved stops.
Chamfered slit openings to sides. Stone coped parapet. Above porch
square W window, now blocked with a hood mould. Octagonal 3 stage
turret, stone courses between stages. Pointed openings to each side in
belfry stage. Interior: pointed chancel arch, chamfered with capitals
and bases to responds, stopped hood mould to nave. Gallery to W, now
organ loft with panelled front, on 4 cast iron colonnettes. Nave roof,
decorative queen post with open panels in spandrels. Chancel roof,
decorative arched braced collar beam. Glass from Church of St. Botolph
(q.v.). E window, 2 central windows in nave S wall and E window in nave
N wall all c.1850-60. E window in nave S wall is by Morris and Co.,
1907. Also from St. Botolph's: Royal Arms of George III painted on
canvas and brasses to R.Allway and Family, d.1621. (Colvin 1978).

Listing NGR: TL1902200399

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