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Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ayston, Rutland

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Latitude: 52.5997 / 52°35'58"N

Longitude: -0.7324 / 0°43'56"W

OS Eastings: 485948

OS Northings: 300964

OS Grid: SK859009

Mapcode National: GBR CSC.TYN

Mapcode Global: WHFKV.QXFD

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 10 November 1955

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361553

English Heritage Legacy ID: 187464

Location: Ayston, Rutland, LE15

County: Rutland

Civil Parish: Ayston

Traditional County: Rutland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Rutland

Church of England Parish: Uppingham St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

SK 80 SE
Church of St Mary
Parish church. C15. West tower C14/15. Coursed rubble stone tiled roof.
Nave, aisles, chancel, west tower, south porch. Clerestory with 3 2-light Perpendicular
windows to north and south. C13 north aisle of rubble. 2 light window with
label stops. To right one lancet and one squared light. South aisle C13 and
widened c.1400. 2 perpendicular 3-light windows. East window of south aisle
has C15 stained glass. South dooorway C15 with squared label. C17 door. South
porch c.1450. Chancel C15: north and south wall have 2 and 3-light Perpendicular
windows. To left is south wall of chancel is a light Perpendicular window.
East window has large 5 light Perpendicular window. Embattled tower with corner
buttresses. 2 light perpendicular belfry window. West window has Decorated
cusped Y tracery. Interior: Nave arcade late C13 early C14: North arcade has
round-headed arches, south arcade pointed. Both arcades have circular piers,
circular abaci, and double chamfered arches. C15 chancel arches with castellated
capitals over which a set of painted royal arms. Aumbry cupboard in north wall
and piscina recess opposite. C18 box pews. C18 single pedestal font C14
monumental slab in west end of north aisle.

Listing NGR: SK8594800964

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

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