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Church of St. Mary the Virgin

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston Candover, Hampshire

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Latitude: 51.1699 / 51°10'11"N

Longitude: -1.1333 / 1°7'59"W

OS Eastings: 460691

OS Northings: 141538

OS Grid: SU606415

Mapcode National: GBR 968.N8T

Mapcode Global: VHD0M.9VQK

Plus Code: 9C3W5V98+WM

Entry Name: Church of St. Mary the Virgin

Listing Date: 17 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1166960

English Heritage Legacy ID: 138968

Also known as: St Mary The Virgin new church

ID on this website: 101166960

Location: St Mary's Church, Preston Candover, Basingstoke and Deane, Hampshire, RG25

County: Hampshire

District: Basingstoke and Deane

Civil Parish: Preston Candover

Built-Up Area: Preston Candover

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Preston Candover with Nutley St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Church of St Mary
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1884-5, by Sir Arthur Blomfield. Early English style, with chancel, nave, narthex,
north transept (vestry) north aisle and a north-west tower. Steeply-pitched red tile
roof. Flint walling with stone dressings and brick banding; buttresses, hood-moulds,
flush and projecting bands, plinth. The smallest windows in the northex are 4-cusped
lights in square stone frames. Most windows are lancets but there are larger windows
(of 2-lights in the transept, 3 to east window and 4 to west window) with traceried
lights. The tower, of 3 stages, has a slender broach spire, stone bands corner
buttresses with stone set-offs and brick quoins. The interior walling is in red
brickwork, with sparse stone dressings, the pointed arcade resting on cylindrical
columns, with square moulded caps and bases. The exposed timber roof has arch-braced
trusses, resting on stone corbels, the chancel being ceiled with painted panels.

Listing NGR: SU6059741587

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