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Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Weston by Welland, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.5148 / 52°30'53"N

Longitude: -0.855 / 0°51'17"W

OS Eastings: 477800

OS Northings: 291379

OS Grid: SP778913

Mapcode National: GBR BS1.6PK

Mapcode Global: VHDQV.42C0

Plus Code: 9C4XG47W+W2

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 29 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1294037

English Heritage Legacy ID: 230925

Location: Weston By Welland, Kettering, Northamptonshire, LE16

County: Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Weston by Welland

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Weston-by-Welland St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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SP7791 (North side)
6/68 Church of St. Mary

Church. Fragments of C14 work but rebuilt 1865 in style of original building.
Squared coursed lias and limestone with limestone ashlar tower. Lead and slate
roofs. Aisled navel chancel, south porch and west tower. South elevation of
chancel of 2-window range of 2-light square-head windows with north door
between. Steeply pitched gable roof has ashlar gable parapets and finial.
3-light east window in Decorated style has carved label stops. North elevation
of chancel of one-window range with 3-light square-head window. Vestry attached
to right has 2-light east window. South aisle of 2-window range of 2-light
square-head windows. Lean-to roof with ashlar gable parapets. 3- and 2-light
east and west windows. Gabled porch between window range has roll moulded outer
opening with carved label stops. North aisle of 2-window range of 3-light
square-head windows. Blocked north door between windows has C14 surround with
roll moulding to arch and cluster shafts. Lean-to roof with ashlar parapets and
diamond shape west window with quatrefoils. Steeply pitched nave roof has 2
wooden dormers with louvres. Ashlar gable parapet with finial and high level
2-light window in west gable. West tower of 3 stages in C14 style. 2-stage
gabled angle buttresses to lower 2 stages. 2-light west window in lower stage
and pairs of plain square-head windows to north face of second stage. Pairs of
2-light bell-chamber openings to each face of third stage have roll moulding and
cluster shafts. Corbel table above with castellated parapet and short pinnacles
at corners. Clock face to south and west faces. Inscription, "Rebuilt 1865"
above bell-chamber opening on south face. Interior: 3-bay nave arcade of double
chamfered arches in Decorated style with octagonal piers to north and quatrefoil
piers to south. Double chamfered chancel arch and triple chamfered and moulded
tower arch. Nave roof has carved corbels representing heads. C19 chancel screen
and furnishings. Tomb recess in north aisle is probably C14. C19 and early C20
stained glass to all windows.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire: 458)

Listing NGR: SP7780091379

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