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Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Halford, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.1083 / 52°6'29"N

Longitude: -1.6235 / 1°37'24"W

OS Eastings: 425881

OS Northings: 245615

OS Grid: SP258456

Mapcode National: GBR 5P6.Y2N

Mapcode Global: VHBYF.T82N

Plus Code: 9C4W495G+8H

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 13 October 1966

Last Amended: 30 June 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1185710

English Heritage Legacy ID: 305869

ID on this website: 101185710

Location: St Mary's Church, Halford, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV36

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Halford

Built-Up Area: Halford

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Halford

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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SP2545 (West side)
6/106 Church of St. Mary
13/10/66 (Formerly listed as Parish
Church of St. Mary)


Church. C12 and C13, much restored in 1862 and 1883. Regular coursed ironstone
rubble. Steeply pitched tile roof. Stone coped gables. Ironstone quoins. Nave,
chancel, south aisle, south-west tower. Chancel. Renewed 2-light lancets to
north and south, renewed 3-light east window with cusped heads and quatrefoils.
Nave. An unusual 3-light lancet to north in sandstone with repairs in limestone.
C19 hood mould and label stop. Small Romanesque window with renewed stonework.
Decorated west window of 3 lights with cusped heads and hood mould. North
doorway. Romanesque. Tympanum shows one of the earlierst known examples of a
half-length figure. Gabled porch with round headed entrances. South aisle.
Romanesque south doorway badly weathered. C20 plank door. To right a 3-light
Decorated window with hood mould and label stops. Similar east window.
South-west tower: 3 stages. Lancets to ground and first floors. Pairs of lancets
to bell-stage. Embattled parapet with finials. Interior: Romanesque chancel arch
with C12 niche to right. Chancel has C19 roof supported on foliated corbels.
Squint in west wall. Renewed 3-bay south arcade. C14 octagonal stone font with
carved oak cover. Monuments in chancel to Francis wife of George Granger d.
April 14, 1674, and Mary and Anthony Apperley d.1783 and 1799. Marble wall
tablet in nave to Mary Plumb d. 1763. Romanesque north doorway noted as the
finest in the county.
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire, 1981, p.303).
(V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol. V, 1949, pp90-92).

Listing NGR: SP2588145615

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