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Church of St Mary Ponsbourne

A Grade II Listed Building in Newgate Street, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7289 / 51°43'43"N

Longitude: -0.1168 / 0°7'0"W

OS Eastings: 530159

OS Northings: 205030

OS Grid: TL301050

Mapcode National: GBR KCG.F9R

Mapcode Global: VHGPT.XTM0

Plus Code: 9C3XPVHM+H7

Entry Name: Church of St Mary Ponsbourne

Listing Date: 9 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1173661

English Heritage Legacy ID: 158451

ID on this website: 101173661

Location: Church of St Mary Ponsbourne, Newgate Street, Welwyn Hatfield, Hertfordshire, SG13

County: Hertfordshire

District: Welwyn Hatfield

Civil Parish: Hatfield

Built-Up Area: Newgate Street

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Ponsbourne St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Church. 1848, enlarged 1858 by Lander and Bedells. Chancel 1887
by H Hardwicke Langston. Rusticated stone. Slate roof.
Cruciform plan. Early English Gothic style. Steeple at SW angle
contains porch: Square buttressed base, changing to octagonal
spire with miniature-arcade of trefoiled arches at its base.
Door on W with 3 orders of arches and shafts with stiff leaf
capitals. Nave has 3-light W window. Single lancets to sides.
Triple lancets to transepts. Dogtooth course at eaves. Chancel
has corbelled eaves and 3-light plate tracery E window.

Interior is undivided with collar purlin roof carried on bosses
which carry carved wooden angels. Elaborate circular stone
pulpit with naturalistic leaf carving and sculptured figures at
base. (Pevsner (1977) ).

Listing NGR: TL3015905030

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