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Church of St Mary the Virgin

A Grade I Listed Building in Bromfield, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.3869 / 52°23'12"N

Longitude: -2.7625 / 2°45'45"W

OS Eastings: 348199

OS Northings: 276810

OS Grid: SO481768

Mapcode National: GBR BJ.QLLG

Mapcode Global: VH843.28DK

Plus Code: 9C4V96PP+PX

Entry Name: Church of St Mary the Virgin

Listing Date: 12 November 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1291888

English Heritage Legacy ID: 389637

Location: Bromfield, Shropshire, SY8

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Bromfield

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Bromfield

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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SO47NE Church of St Mary the Virgin


Benedictine Priory church, now Parish Church. c1155, with C13
and C16 additions. Restored 1890, by C Hodgson-Fowler?. Rubble
and ashlar sandstone; plain tile roof. North-west tower, nave,
north aisle and chancel. Blocked Norman chancel arch forms
east end, with large round arch to north; tower forming porch,
to northwest, probably late C13. South transept replaced by
C16 house built by Charles Foxe after the Dissolution, but
destroyed by fire late C17: now fragmentary with mullion and
transom windows. INTERIOR: painted plaster ceiling c1672 by
Thomas Francis, with Angels with scrolls, the Symbol of the
Trinity, and clouds; c1700 communion rail with heavy twisted
balusters; glass by Kempe in west window and north aisle, with
C16 Flemish roundels in Vestry.
(Cranage, D.H.S.,: An Architectural Account of the Churches of
Shropshire: PP. 70-76).

Listing NGR: SO4820076808

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