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Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Elmbridge, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.3088 / 52°18'31"N

Longitude: -2.1491 / 2°8'56"W

OS Eastings: 389928

OS Northings: 267866

OS Grid: SO899678

Mapcode National: GBR 1DW.9GF

Mapcode Global: VH928.P7PD

Plus Code: 9C4V8V52+G8

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 14 March 1969

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1215240

English Heritage Legacy ID: 400314

ID on this website: 101215240

Location: St Mary's Church, Elmbridge, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR9

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon

Civil Parish: Elmbridge

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Elmbridge

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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SO 86 NE
5/34 Church of St Mary
- II*

Former chapel, now parish church. Rebuilt 1872, embodying C12 fragments.
Ashlar, tile roof. Continuous nave and chancel, north aisle to both,
bellcote to west end of nave. Chancel/nave: four bays, three lancets, south
door in west bay with reset C12 door in gabled projection; three orders,
outer two enriched, engaged shafts to responds; west end: three stepped
lancets, double opening bellcote above with two bells; east end: three
trefoiled lights under 2-centred head. North aisle: four bays, 2:1:1:2
lancets, with stepped buttresses between, west end a single lancet, pair
to east. Interior: three-bay arcade with segmental arches on two C12 columns
with simple capitals, east respond also C12. Main vessel and aisle each have
a four-bay roof. Fittings: east end of aisle, C17 altar rail with pierced
splat balusters removed from Purshall Hall (qv) in the 1940s, with contemporary
communion table. Wall tablet on north wall of aisle to Edmund Purshall, died
1650, and others, topped by armorial cartouche: "Being the first that was
interred in the Church (at least for many Ages)". Elmbridge was a chapelry
of Dodderhill until 1877. (VCH 3, pp 63 & 67).

Listing NGR: SO8992867866

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