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Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wolverhampton, City of Wolverhampton

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Latitude: 52.6199 / 52°37'11"N

Longitude: -2.113 / 2°6'46"W

OS Eastings: 392447

OS Northings: 302469

OS Grid: SJ924024

Mapcode National: GBR 1H5.L6

Mapcode Global: WHBFS.JD1T

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 16 July 1949

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201786

English Heritage Legacy ID: 378341

Location: Wolverhampton, WV10

County: City of Wolverhampton

Electoral Ward/Division: Bushbury North

Built-Up Area: Wolverhampton

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Bushbury St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


895-1/2/44 (East side)
16/07/49 Church of St Mary


Church. C14 with C15 tower but much restored in mid C19 by
Edward Banks. Ashlar with tile roofs. 3-bay chancel; lower
5-bay nave with lean-to north and gabled south aisles; north
vestry; south aisle with south east Hordern chapel; west
tower. Coped gables; weathered buttresses. Chancel has C19
three-light east window, and 3-light north and south windows;
north ogee-headed entrance. South aisle has C19 three-light
windows and 4-light east and west windows with Decorated
tracery; gabled porch has pointed entrance and gabled
buttresses; south east angle has small gabled projection with
ashlar roof, light and gable cross. North aisle has coped
parapet, C19 two-light east and west windows and 3-light
windows flanking parallel gabled vestry; round-headed entrance
with tympanum; C19 two-light vestry windows. Tower has moulded
plinth; 4-light window with Perpendicular tracery, clock face
above; 2-light louvred bell openings, top cornice and
embattled parapet with pinnacles. INTERIOR: C15 hammer-beam
chancel roof with double wind braces; ogee-headed sedilia and
piscina, north Easter sepulchre; nave arcades on octagonal
piers, C19 deep-arch-braced roof; 2 ogee arches to vestry and
organ loft; tower arch with imposts; arcading to reredos with
flanking Commandment and Creed boards; richly carved ashlar
pulpit and lectern; round late Norman font with palmettes and
C17 recarving; good late C17 and early C18 wall tablets e.g.
to Whitgreaves and Goughs, C17 brass plate to Thomas Leacrofte
and Gothic Revival tablet to Corser family, 1820ff, in north
aisle; early C19 busts in Hordern chapel; C14 stained glass
fragments in chancel, some C19 glass, e.g. east window by
(Shell County Guides: Thorold H: Staffordshire: London: 1978-:
P.188-9; The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Staffordshire:
London: 1974-: P.320).

Listing NGR: SJ9244702469

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