This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?
Latitude: 51.1616 / 51°9'41"N
Longitude: -2.1903 / 2°11'25"W
OS Eastings: 386787
OS Northings: 140275
OS Grid: ST867402
Mapcode National: GBR 1VR.51P
Mapcode Global: VH97V.Z2FC
Entry Name: Church of the Assumption and St Mary
Listing Date: 6 September 1982
Last Amended: 1 July 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1364334
English Heritage Legacy ID: 313410
Location: Longbridge Deverill, Wiltshire, BA12
Civil Parish: Longbridge Deverill
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: The Deverills and Horningsham
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
ST 84 SE LONGBRIDGE DEVERILL HILL DEVERILL
Church of The Assumption and St Mary
3/189 (formerly listed as the Church of the
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary)
Anglican parish church, now redundant. 1843 rebuilding by Chapman
and Sons. Dressed limestone, Welsh slate roof, ashlar bellcote.
Plan: nave, chancel, west entrance and bellcote. Pre-
archaeololgical Gothic style. West end has pointed chamfered
doorway with planked door and hoodmould, lancet over with
hoodmould, diagonal butresses, coped verge. Gabled bellcote with
one pointed opening. South side of nave has three chamfered
pointed windows with hoodmoulds chancel has two pointed windows
with hoodmoulds, butresses with offsets. East end has diagonal
butresses and pointed window with Y-tracery and hoodmoulds. North
side has similar windows as south; all windows diamond-leaded.
Dentilled eaves cornices, coped verges with kneelers and cross
finials. Interior has 3-bay nave and 2-bay chancel; plain chamfered pointed
chancel arch. Vestibule and stairs to gallery at west end. Plain
plastered walls, tie-beam trusses. All fittings removed since
church made redundant in 1980's, including Ludlow C16 chest tomb now
in Bath chapel at Church of St Peter and St Paul, Church Street
(q.v.). Some wall tablets retained at time of survey (June 1985);
in chancel an oval tablet with carved drapery and crest to Rachel
Coker died 1699 and a classical marble tablet with urn to William
Morse died 1793, Gothic-style tablet to Mary Clifford died 1793, in
nave. Acquired for conversion to dwelling, June 1985. (N.
Pevsner, The Buildings of England, Wiltshire, 1975).
Listing NGR: ST8678740275
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
Book cover links are generated automatically from the sources. They are not necessarily always correct, as book names at Amazon may not be quite the same as those used referenced in the text.
Source title links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.
Other nearby listed buildings