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Church of St Mary

A Grade I Listed Building in Marston on Dove, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 52.8637 / 52°51'49"N

Longitude: -1.6551 / 1°39'18"W

OS Eastings: 423314

OS Northings: 329633

OS Grid: SK233296

Mapcode National: GBR 5D2.GCC

Mapcode Global: WHCFZ.K81Z

Plus Code: 9C4WV87V+FW

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 19 January 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1334544

English Heritage Legacy ID: 82684

ID on this website: 101334544

Location: St Mary's Church, Marston on Dove, South Derbyshire, DE65

County: Derbyshire

District: South Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Marston on Dove

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Marston-on-Dove St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Church of St Mary




Parish church. C13, early C14, C15, restored C19. Sandstone
ashlar and Welsh slate roofs with stone coped gables. West
tower and spire, aisled nave with south porch and chancel.

Early C14 west tower of two unequal stages. Angle buttresses
with three set-offs. Ground stage to the west has a Dec Style
2-light C19 window. Upper stage has on three sides a deeply
set, almost round-arched window of three chamfered orders.
Two-light bell openings to all four faces, with single
reticulation unit and a transom. The east bell opening partly
obscured by a clock face. Plain parapet and octagonal stone
spire with three tiers of lucarnes. Three-bay C14 south aisle,
the bays divided by gableted buttresses with two set-offs.
Chamfered plinth. Westernmost bay has a gabled C20 porch with
Tudor arch. To the east two 2-light windows with flowing
tracery and hoodmoulds. South aisle east window of 3-lights
with reticulated tracery, similar 2-light west window.
Continuous roof over nave and south aisle. The north aisle was
rebuilt in the C15 and has two tiers of square headed 2-light
windows with cusped ogee arches and returned hoodmoulds. Two
below and two above. The westernmost bay is C19 and has a
single-chamfered doorway and a 3-light window above in the same
style as the other windows. Four low buttresses. North aisle
east window is similar and of 2-lights. Flush panelled north
door. C13 chancel with three tall lancets to north and south
and on the south side a priest's doorway of two slightly
chamfered orders, the outer order with colonnettes. Hoodmould.
Angle buttresses at the east end. C20 east window of three
stepped lancets set high up.

The INTERIOR has a triple-chamfered
tower arch dying into the imposts. Two-bay north and
three-bay south arcades with quatrefoil piers, moulded capitals
and double-chamfered arches. Reset cusped tomb recess (north
aisle). Cusped ogee piscina (south aisle). Plain, deep circular
font, possible C11. In the tracery lights of the north aisle
windows are fragments of C15 stained glass. Wall tablet
(chancel south) c1669 to John and Thomas Woolley. Pedimented
with cherubs, and drapery down the sides. In the north aisle,
painted arms of George III dated 1816. C18 organ case (north
aisle) with fluted pilasters and raised and fielded panels.
Said to have come from Sudbury Hall. The church has a bell cast
in 1366 by John of Stafford.

Listing NGR: SK2331029632

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