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Tower of Church of St Mary Le Port

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, City of Bristol

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Latitude: 51.4546 / 51°27'16"N

Longitude: -2.5917 / 2°35'30"W

OS Eastings: 358980

OS Northings: 173017

OS Grid: ST589730

Mapcode National: GBR C8K.SD

Mapcode Global: VH88N.1P6R

Plus Code: 9C3VFC35+V8

Entry Name: Tower of Church of St Mary Le Port

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1208338

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379770

ID on this website: 101208338

Location: Bristol, BS1

County: City of Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Bristol St Stephen with St James and St John the Baptist with St Michael and St George

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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901-1/11/590 (East side)
08/01/59 Tower of Church of St Mary-le-Port


Church tower. C15. Limestone ashlar with coursed Pennant
rubble. Perpendicular Gothic with a Somerset-type tower. 3
stages divided by drip moulds, with angle buttresses and an
octagonal SE stair tower. W door with hollow-moulded reveals
and foliate stops; 4-light window above, and a blind, 2-light
window in the second stage. Belfry with 2-light louvred
windows, a crenellated parapet of blind tracery panels with
crocketed corner pinnacles and a SE spirelet with tracery
panels, crockets and a carved finial. INTERIOR not inspected.
The unclerestoreyed nave had one aisle and 4-centred arches
with moulded capitals. It was destroyed by bombing in the
Second World War.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 60).

Listing NGR: ST5898073017

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