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Church of St Mary (Roman Catholic)

A Grade II Listed Building in Ryde, Isle of Wight

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7267 / 50°43'36"N

Longitude: -1.1625 / 1°9'45"W

OS Eastings: 459208

OS Northings: 92234

OS Grid: SZ592922

Mapcode National: GBR 9CN.6YF

Mapcode Global: FRA 87G5.0YC

Plus Code: 9C2WPRGP+MX

Entry Name: Church of St Mary (Roman Catholic)

Listing Date: 18 May 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1216915

English Heritage Legacy ID: 411629

Location: Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33

County: Isle of Wight

Civil Parish: Ryde

Built-Up Area: Ryde

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Isle of Wight

Church of England Parish: Ryde

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text

HIGH STREET
1.
1577
(East Side)
CHURCH OF ST MARY
Roman Catholic Church including Presbytery
SZ 5992 3/221

II

2.
Built by Joseph Hansom 1844/46 with additions in the 1880's and 90's.
Coursed rubble with stone dressings. A highly unbalanced asymmetrical
composition in free Early English style. The gabled main body of the West
front partially cut off as is the gabled porch by a square tower with an
arcaded gallery and stumpy spire above. Additions to the North in similar
style with close set arcading and vertical eye shaped window on gable above.
The interior has unusually depressed arcade arches, two centred on vertical
pieces, with the normal two centred arches appearing much higher as drip
moulds. Adjoining to the East and reached through St Mary's Passage is
the presbytery, again a highly irregular elevation in coursed rubble with
stone dressings. Asymmetrically spaced gables, casement and sash windows
and a pointed first floor bay of two lights. A quatrefoil plaque bears the
date 1863.


Listing NGR: SZ5920892234

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