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Latitude: 52.2045 / 52°12'16"N
Longitude: -3.0384 / 3°2'18"W
OS Eastings: 329135
OS Northings: 256762
OS Grid: SO291567
Mapcode National: GBR F4.3BYY
Mapcode Global: VH778.9V2D
Plus Code: 9C4R6X36+RJ
Entry Name: Church of St Mary
Listing Date: 8 October 1953
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1208031
English Heritage Legacy ID: 385797
Location: Kington, County of Herefordshire, HR5
County: County of Herefordshire
Civil Parish: Kington
Built-Up Area: Kington
Traditional County: Herefordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire
Church of England Parish: Kington
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
Tagged with: Church building
SO2956 ; 643-1/1/37
CHURCH ROAD (North-West side),
Church of St Mary
Parish church. c1300, much altered. Sandstone rubble; plain
tile roof with shingles to spire. Nave, north and south aisles
(c1300), chancel (rebuilt early C14), Decorated south chapel
(c1320), south porch (early C14), tower, with double-broach
spire (rebuilt 1794); outer north aisle (c1874). Nave (rebuilt
early C14 with added aisle): arcades of five bays with octagonal
piers and double-chamfered arches. One original lancet survives
in south wall; C13 window reset in north wall of outer aisle.
Chancel has group of three stepped lancets to east and six smaller
lancets to north.
INTERIOR: round arch with roll moulding from
tower to south aisle; Norman circular font with rope moulding
and incised zig-zag. Monuments: Thomas Vaughan, d.1469 and
wife Elena: alabaster effigies on tomb-chest with ten by four alabaster angels (front and foot end) upright and holding
shields; William Matthews, d.1688: tablet with columns and, at
top, 2 standing putti; C18 and C19 commemorative tablets.
(RCHME: Herefordshire: 89).
Listing NGR: SO2913456764
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