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Former Church of St Mary the Virgin

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, Bristol

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Latitude: 51.4617 / 51°27'42"N

Longitude: -2.6057 / 2°36'20"W

OS Eastings: 358019

OS Northings: 173811

OS Grid: ST580738

Mapcode National: GBR C5G.PV

Mapcode Global: VH88M.SJC9

Plus Code: 9C3VF96V+MP

Entry Name: Former Church of St Mary the Virgin

Listing Date: 4 March 1977

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202708

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380914

Location: Central, Bristol, BS8

County: Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Cotham St Saviour with St Mary and St Paul, Clifton

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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901-1/4/351 (West side)
04/03/77 Former Church of St Mary the Virgin
(Formerly Listed as:
(West side)
Church of St Mary-the-Virgin)


Church, now warehouse. 1870-81. By JP St Aubyn. Squared Red
Pennant rubble, rubble and limestone dressings, ashlar stacks
and tiled roof with decorative ridge tiles. Cruciform plan
with NW chapel built on the site of the proposed tower,
chancel and aisled nave. Decorated Gothic Revival style. A
tall, coped E gable has a large 5-light window with Decorated
tracery, and angle buttresses; 4-light N transom window; 4-bay
nave has 2-light windows separated by buttresses and short
3-light clerestory windows; chapel in the W bay with deep,
truncated buttresses and an arched doorway of 4 orders with a
blind traceried tympanum. An inserted late C20 tall, garage
doorway with a flat rubble arch in the third bay. Similar S
elevation has flying buttresses projecting from the S transept
across open arched doorways, and pairs of triple lancets below
the aisle windows, those to the W of the transept either side
of a doorway with strap hinges. Gabled W end has a deep
2-centred arched doorway with 5 orders set in a shallow gable
between 2 buttresses, with a trumeau with a banded granite
shaft, 2 shouldered doorways to doors with strap hinges and a
blank tympanum; above is a large 12-light wheel window, and a
gable finial. INTERIOR: encaustic tiles and marble steps in
chancel, pointed arches to transepts, and a large chancel
arch; 4-bay nave has short round shafts to moulded, pointed
arches and a raised floor; crown-post double rafter roof with
2 tiers of wind bracing and inverted cone corbels; inserted
C20 steel-framed first floor in the nave.

Listing NGR: ST5802473811

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