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Remains of Church of St Mary

A Grade I Listed Building in Colston Bassett, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

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Latitude: 52.8975 / 52°53'51"N

Longitude: -0.9684 / 0°58'6"W

OS Eastings: 469492

OS Northings: 333843

OS Grid: SK694338

Mapcode National: GBR BM7.80T

Mapcode Global: WHFJD.3F4J

Plus Code: 9C4XV2XJ+2J

Entry Name: Remains of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 1 December 1965

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1210576

English Heritage Legacy ID: 241816

Location: Colston Bassett, Rushcliffe, Nottinghamshire, NG12

County: Nottinghamshire

District: Rushcliffe

Civil Parish: Colston Bassett

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Colston Bassett

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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Listing Text

SK63SE (east side, off)
4/9 Remains of Church
of St Mary

1.12.65 I

Church now ruin. C12 north arcade, predominantly C14, C15 tower (upper part), some C18 alterations to north arcade. Thinly coursed rubble, ashlar tower (upper part). Nave of 3 bays, north aisle gone, south aisle and transept. 3-bay chancel, west tower. Surviving details include 2 Norman circular piers and one respond with scalloped capitals. The pointed arcade above has inserted round-
arched 'Gibbs' windows, 2-light windows with Y-tracery to chancel, a 3-light window with reticulated tracery to south transept (east side), the large south window has gone. The tower has 2-light bell-chamber openings, a quatre-foil frieze with corner gargoyles and a crenellated parapet with corner pinnacles.
In 1892 the Church Commissioners ordered that the building have its roof
removed so as to make it ruinous, on the building of the new Church of St John (q.v.).

Scheduled Ancient Monument No. 170.
N Pevsner. The Buildings of England, 1979.
J T Godfrey. Nottinghamshire Churches.

Listing NGR: SK6949233842

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