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Parish Church of St Mary (Church of England)

A Grade II Listed Building in Thundridge, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8367 / 51°50'12"N

Longitude: -0.0294 / 0°1'45"W

OS Eastings: 535870

OS Northings: 217177

OS Grid: TL358171

Mapcode National: GBR KB6.Z7X

Mapcode Global: VHGPH.F3TB

Plus Code: 9C3XRXPC+M7

Entry Name: Parish Church of St Mary (Church of England)

Listing Date: 24 January 1967

Last Amended: 30 September 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1281372

English Heritage Legacy ID: 355993

Location: Thundridge, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG12

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Thundridge

Built-Up Area: Thundridge

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

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Description


TL 3517 THUNDRIDGE CAMBRIDGE ROAD
(east side)
Thundridge
9/12 Parish Church of
St Mary (C of E)
24.1.67 (Formerly listed as Church
of St Mary)
GV
II

Church. 1853 by Benjamin Ferrey for Robert Hanbury. Squared
coursed Kentish ragstone with freestone dressings and red tiled
roof with ridge cresting of pierced trefoiled tiles. Early
English style, consisting of a chancel, nave, south timber porch
and tall, buttressed western tower with octagonal SW projecting
stair turret carried higher than the unbattlemented parapet. N
vestry. 4 bells in tower formerly in the old church (q.v.).
Varied window tracery: 3-light Decorated in W window, 2-light
Geometrical in Nave, Lancets in Chancel, 3-light Geometrical E
window. Drip mould of chancel S-door extended as a stingcourse.
Collar beam roof with additional transverse collar beams along
walls. Late C18 mural monuments. C19 mural monuments by
Bedford, and Theed (Caroline Hanbury d. 1883: R C Hanbury
1867). Victorian stained glass. Commanding position high on a
hillside overlooking the valley and village. (Illustrated London
Newsl9 November 1853 p429: VCH (1912) 379: Pevsner (1977) 364).


Listing NGR: TL3587017177

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