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Latitude: 49.9107 / 49°54'38"N
Longitude: -6.304 / 6°18'14"W
OS Eastings: 91109
OS Northings: 10045
OS Grid: SV911100
Mapcode National: GBR BXTX.H8M
Mapcode Global: VGYC4.PH5V
Entry Name: The Old Church of St Mary
Listing Date: 6 April 1959
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1141210
English Heritage Legacy ID: 62476
Location: St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly, TR21
County: Isles of Scilly
Civil Parish: St. Mary's
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Isles of Scilly
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SV9010 OLD TOWN
1358-0/8/108 The Old Church of St. Mary
Church. C12 with rebuildings of 1666, 1743 and C19; restored
from dereliction in 1830s for Augustus Smith, Lord Proprietor
of the Islands; second restoration of 1890 for Rev W.E.
Groves. Roughly coursed rubble granite with ashlar dressings;
stone-coped gabled slate roof. Single-cell plan with north
porch. East gable, rebuilt 1743, has 2-light above 3-light
chamfered stone-mullioned windows; apex cross of c1200 to
gable. South side has similar 2-light mullioned window. North
side has similar window to centre, C19 round-headed doorway to
right and porch to left with 1666 datestone above
segmental-arched north doorway and chamfered surround to small
west window. West gable with bellcote of two unmoulded piers
of rubble. Interior: C12 north door (to porch) has
roll-moulded jambs with scalloped capitals to round arch with
solid stone tympanum. Two mid C17 marble tablets on guttae
brackets. Late C19 east window has Crucifixion flanked by
Virgin Mary and St.John.
(P Laws: The Buildings of Scilly: Redruth: 1980-: 5; Buildings
of England: Pevsner, N and Ratcliffe, E: Cornwall: London:
1951-1970: 209) .
Listing NGR: SV9110910045
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