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St Marys Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Malmesbury, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.586 / 51°35'9"N

Longitude: -2.1014 / 2°6'4"W

OS Eastings: 393072

OS Northings: 187470

OS Grid: ST930874

Mapcode National: GBR 2QZ.HK4

Mapcode Global: VH95S.JDFH

Entry Name: St Marys Hall

Listing Date: 1 July 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1269256

English Heritage Legacy ID: 460962

Location: Malmesbury, Wiltshire, SN16

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Malmesbury

Built-Up Area: Malmesbury

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Malmesbury and Brokenborough

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


758-1/2/315 (North East side)
01/07/76 St Mary's Hall


Church, now hall. Rebuilt 1670-80, extended and altered
1830-45. Coursed limestone rubble with slate roof.
PLAN: rectangular rear hall with front range of chambers.
EXTERIOR: single-storey; 4-window range. 2 parallel ranges
with coped gabled ends and quoins, the S range C19 with a thin
cornice and openwork parapet of cusped triangles. 3- and
4-light windows each with elliptical heads and label moulds,
with a central 4-centre arched doorway. 1-window gables except
the left-hand rear which has a relieving arch of a former
window and a mid C19 ashlar gabled bellcote. Reported as
having a gabled porch.
INTERIOR: largely remodelled mid C20. The earliest inscription
dates to c1672.
HISTORICAL NOTE: formerly St Mary's Church, Westport, on the
site of the fine Medieval church destroyed c1643 in the Civil
War by Sir William Waller 'that the enemy might not shelter
themselves against the garrison of Malmesbury.'
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Wiltshire: London:
1963-: 327).

Listing NGR: ST9307287470

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