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Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin

A Grade II* Listed Building in Leyton, Waltham Forest

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Latitude: 51.5638 / 51°33'49"N

Longitude: -0.0151 / 0°0'54"W

OS Eastings: 537681

OS Northings: 186857

OS Grid: TQ376868

Mapcode National: GBR KW.0W6

Mapcode Global: VHGQN.PYDL

Entry Name: Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin

Listing Date: 27 May 1954

Last Amended: 24 February 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1293623

English Heritage Legacy ID: 206861

Location: Waltham Forest, London, E10

County: Waltham Forest

Electoral Ward/Division: Leyton

Built-Up Area: Waltham Forest

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Leyton St Mary with St Edward and St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

Leyton E10
(north side)
Parish Church of St Mary the
27.5.54 Virgin (Formerly listed as
Church of St Mary)


Parish church. Mainly rebuilt C19 with further alterations 1932; tower and
probably part of north aisle wall understood to date from 1658. West end of
chancel 1693; south aisle and vestry 1822, to design of John Shaw; bapistry 1884;
east end altered and enlarged 1932. Brick tower and aisles; stucco clerestory;
pantiled pitched roof. Mainly Gothic revival manner. 4 bay aisled nave, 2 storey
south porch, lower chancel. Square western tower of 3 stages with corner butt-
resses and domed C18 clock turret. Cuspless geometrical tracery to aisle windows;
clerestory with square-headed mullioned windows, each with 3 arched lights. Arcade
with octagonal piers and round-headed arches, and pointed chancel-arch understood
to date from 1932. Roof trusses mainly encased. Some Victorian stained glass.
Various monuments mainly C17 and C18, including elaborate monuments to the Hicks
family beneath the tower and monuments to William Bosanquet (1813) by John Flaxman,
on west wall of north aisle, etc. NPevsner ESSEX. RCHM, VCH.

Listing NGR: TQ3768186857

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

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