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Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Cusop, Hereford, Herefordshire,

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Latitude: 52.067 / 52°4'1"N

Longitude: -3.11 / 3°6'36"W

OS Eastings: 324005

OS Northings: 241540

OS Grid: SO240415

Mapcode National: GBR F1.CZ26

Mapcode Global: VH780.19QS

Plus Code: 9C4R3V8Q+RX

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 26 January 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1168008

English Heritage Legacy ID: 153729

Location: Cusop, County of Herefordshire, HR3

County: Herefordshire,

Civil Parish: Cusop

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Cusop

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Parish church. Early C12 and C13, restorations of 1857 by J P St Aubyn,
and 1961. Rubble, ashlar dressings, stone slate roof. Chancel and nave C12,
south porch and north vestry 1857. Nave: south wall: 2 windows, at east
end of two pointed lights, completely restored, to west end small C12 semi-
circular headed window with tufa dressings; 1857 south porch east of latter
window, enclosing south door which has a flat lintel on shouldered Jambs
(all 1857); west wall rebuilt in 1857 with clasping corner buttresses, and
3 lancets surmounted by a sexfoil light; north wall: a window of 2 pointed
lights, late C13 in style, restored, to west of blocked C12 north door with
massive lintel and shouldered jambs; north vestry of 1857 with Decorated
style window of 3 lights. Weatherboarded bellcote at east end of nave roof,
1961, replacing earlier one. Chancel: C12, a single C13 lancet to north and
south walls; east window 1857 of three pointed lights with quatrefoils above,
under 2-centred head. Interior: early C12 chancel arch of two plain orders
with chamfered imposts, one block of impost with decorative carving; blocked
opening to north of arch, former rood loft entry. Roofs: nave: 5 bays
defined by tie-beam trusses with 2 raking struts rising from feet of principal
rafters and halved near apex, restored but possibly C14; chancel: of 3 bays,
3 trusses, low pitch with collars, one truss with tie-beam, perhaps C16.
Fittings: font, C13 tapering cylindrical bowl with shallow diapering at rim,
rest of surface a trellis pattern. (RCHM, 1, pp 46-7).

Listing NGR: SO2400341538

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