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Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Seagry, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.5263 / 51°31'34"N

Longitude: -2.0616 / 2°3'41"W

OS Eastings: 395823

OS Northings: 180820

OS Grid: ST958808

Mapcode National: GBR 2RT.7M0

Mapcode Global: VHB3G.6WZT

Plus Code: 9C3VGWGQ+G9

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 29 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200024

English Heritage Legacy ID: 316060

ID on this website: 101200024

Location: St Mary's Church, Lower Seagry, Wiltshire, SN15

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Seagry

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Seagry

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Anglican parish church, 1849 by J.H.Hakewill, squared rubble stone
with stone slate roof, coped gables, finials and ashlar gabled west
bellcote. Nave, south porch, transepts and chancel, plain Early
English style with lancet windows, angle buttresses to nave and
chancel, side buttresses to transepts and porch. Nave has two west
lancets with linked hoodmoulds, paired lancets each side, two to
north, one and gabled projecting porch to south. Transepts have
two end-wall lancets with linked hoodmoulds and one each side.
Chancel has sill-course and two lancets with hoodmoulds each side,
south side centre door and east end 3-light window with hoodmould.
Interior: complete encaustic tile flooring, apparently C19 but said
to include some medieval tiles. Nave has arch-braced-collar rafter
roof, chancel has boarded 5-sided roof. Fittings: fine c1200
stone font with raised triangle-headed arcading. C15 timber screen
of 4-lights each side of Tudor-arched centre. Traceried heads to
lights, carved spandrels to centre and brattished cornice. C19
pulpit. In chancel north wall C14 female effigy said to be of
Isabella Mompesson. In south transept C13 effigy of a knight, said
to be W. de Clifford, who founded the church 1172, and 1678 and
1700 carved plaques to Robert and Rebekah Stratton. In nave, north
wall pedimented plaque to J. Jenkins died 1764 and fine open
pedimented plaque to C. Bayliffe died 1735. Stained glass:
unusual east window of 1849 combining painted and stained glass,
chancel lancets each side of c1878 and 1890. One nave north window
of c1875. West end organ by W. Sweetland of Bath 1888. Church
cost £860.
(K.R. Clew Church guide 1983; N. Pevsner Wiltshire 1975 463-4)

Listing NGR: ST9582380820

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