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Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Buriton, Hampshire

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Latitude: 50.9748 / 50°58'29"N

Longitude: -0.9471 / 0°56'49"W

OS Eastings: 474015

OS Northings: 120016

OS Grid: SU740200

Mapcode National: GBR CCH.TL8

Mapcode Global: FRA 86XJ.LTS

Plus Code: 9C2XX3F3+W4

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 16 March 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1302500

English Heritage Legacy ID: 142776

Location: Buriton, East Hampshire, Hampshire, GU31

County: Hampshire

District: East Hampshire

Civil Parish: Buriton

Built-Up Area: Buriton

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Buriton St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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13/18 Church of St Mary

16.3.54 II*

Parish church. C12 nave of four bays with aisles (rebuilt c1300 (south) and
1764 (north)), C13 chancel and vestry, west tower of 1715, south porch of 1860,
and minor later additions. Walls of flint, some malmstone, ironstone to the tower,
stone dressings; Victorian Gothic windows, mostly small coupled cusped lancets,
but tracery in the chancel, small buttresses. Tile roof, extending to a low
eaves above the aisles. Slender plain tower, with battlements and tall narrow
openings. Interior: nave arcade of plain recessed arches, on circular columns
with square mouldings above scalloped capitals: the chancel has a piscina and
sedilia (with cusps within the arches) and an aumbry. C12 Purbeck square font
on five columns. There are several wall monuments in the chancel, some of the C18,
and two small brass monuments of 1617 and 1698. The choir vestry (south of the
tower) contains an altar tomb with iron rails (late C17 and early C18) to the
Bilson family. The open framed wood chancel arch is unusual.

Listing NGR: SU7496621407

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