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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
Entry Name: Church of St Mary the Virgin
Listing Date: 12 November 1954
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1291888
English Heritage Legacy ID: 389637
Location: Bromfield, Shropshire, SY8
Civil Parish: Bromfield
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Bromfield
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
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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