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Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Andover, Hampshire

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Latitude: 51.2101 / 51°12'36"N

Longitude: -1.4786 / 1°28'42"W

OS Eastings: 436521

OS Northings: 145786

OS Grid: SU365457

Mapcode National: GBR 72R.50C

Mapcode Global: VHC2S.BV66

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 24 February 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1264572

English Heritage Legacy ID: 139535

Location: Andover, Test Valley, Hampshire, SP10

County: Hampshire

District: Test Valley

Civil Parish: Andover

Built-Up Area: Andover

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Andover St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

1840 (first service 11.8.1844), tower 1846, by Augustus F Livesay (and Sydney
Smirke). The medieval church was demolished and the present church rebuilt over part
of its site, at the expense of Dr Goddard (a former headmaster of Winchester) in an
Early English (Salisbury) style. Nave and aisles of 6 bays, the aisles being extended
a bay on each side of the tower, transepts of 2 bays, a half-octagonal apse, and
western tower. Slate roof. Walls of knapped flint, with Caen stone dressings;
parapet on brackets, clerestory with flat buttresses coupled lancets, aisles with
coupled lancets between gabled buttresses, plinth. The north transept had 3 lancets
below a trefoil, the south transept has 5 tall equal lancets below a rose window and
above an arcade of 3 arches below gables, with a central doorway; the apse has coupled
lancets above 3-light traceried windows. The tower has corner octagonal pinnacles in
2 stages pierced parapet, a bell stage with triple arcade with a central opening, a
circular opening and a traceried west window above a deeply-splayed doorway, all
stages being marked by weathered bands ending in a massive plinth. Inside, there are
slender clustered columns, moulded caps, bands, and bases; quadripartite (plaster)
vaulting; a 3-arched screen on slender coupled columns, with a 5-lancet window above.
All the fittings are of the period. There are 2 Jacobean wall tombs (of 1611 and
1621) and an historic charity board; within the base of the tower are several small
wall monuments of the C18.

Listing NGR: SU3648645838

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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