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Morestead Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Owslebury, Hampshire

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Latitude: 51.0265 / 51°1'35"N

Longitude: -1.2746 / 1°16'28"W

OS Eastings: 450971

OS Northings: 125483

OS Grid: SU509254

Mapcode National: GBR 86H.GLL

Mapcode Global: FRA 866D.R7Y

Plus Code: 9C3W2PGG+H5

Entry Name: Morestead Church

Listing Date: 19 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1302562

English Heritage Legacy ID: 145485

Location: Owslebury, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21

County: Hampshire

Civil Parish: Owslebury

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Morestead

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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4/4 Morestead Church


Parish Church C12, extensively restored 1873 and school/cottage added to W1833.
Flint with stone dressings, school has brick dressings, old plain tile roof.
Norman plan of chancel, nave and S porch, with W bell turret and single storey
2 bay building attached to W end. Nave C12 but chancel rebuilt C19. Chancel
has large rounded headed E window, small rounded headed side windows. Nave has
similar but larger windows, buttresses, at E, and C19 gabled porch with round
headed archway with chevrons and nook shafts. The N and S doorways C12 plain
roundheaded, restored. Plain brick with stone roof bell turret. Cottage has
S front of central door in gabled brick porch with round arch and each side
round headed window. Inside chancel E window has chevrons and label, C19 roof.
Chancel arch has chevrons and springs from corbels. Nave has old rear arches
to doors. N door now window with brick in bottom half. Rear arch of C13 W
window. C18 arched brace roof was plastered and has 2 tie beams remaining. Late
C12 Purbeck octagonal font with blank arcades on sides, and central shaft with
smaller surrounding shafts. No known dedication.

Listing NGR: SP5096925485

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