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Old Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ullenhall, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3062 / 52°18'22"N

Longitude: -1.8097 / 1°48'35"W

OS Eastings: 413068

OS Northings: 267585

OS Grid: SP130675

Mapcode National: GBR 4K9.C8R

Mapcode Global: VH9ZX.L93C

Entry Name: Old Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 5 April 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1382493

English Heritage Legacy ID: 482877

Location: Ullenhall, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, B95

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Ullenhall

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Ullenhall St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text


ULLENHALL

SP16NW CHAPEL LANE
652-1/5/222 (East side)
05/04/67 Old Church of St Mary

GV II*

Church, comprises chancel of former church. C13 with probably
C14 reused windows to south side and later additions and
alterations including removal of nave and rebuilding of west
wall and west porch in 1875.
MATERIALS: lias stone with plain-tile roof.
EXTERIOR: 2 bays. Chamfered plinth to north and south sides.
Buttresses with off-sets to angles, and between bays. Entrance
to porch has double plank doors in double-chamfered, 4-centred
pointed arched surround. Slit windows to sides.
West end has small lancet, coped gable and bellcote with
sundial to side dated 1835.
South side has 3 stepped trefoil-headed, ogeed lancets,
probably reused from the nave; then pair of trefoil-headed
lancets with sunk spandrels in the cusps, all with chamfered
mullions and sills.
North side easternmost bay has pair of trefoil-headed lancets
with chamfered mullion and sill.
East end has 3-light window with intersecting tracery,
hoodmould and chamfered mullions and sill.
INTERIOR: entrance has a pointed 4-centred double-chamfered
arch with outer orders of roll and nail-head moulding on
banded shafts with capitals ornamented with palms and vines
and with water-holding bases; roll-moulding to hoodmould.
The inner side of arch has roll-moulded basket arch. Windows
have wide sills and splayed jambs. Rectangular aumbry to south
wall at east end. Late medieval tiles to floor at east end.
FITTINGS: ornate wrought-iron altar railings dated 1735,
donated by church wardens J Ward and T Williams; hanging
wrought-iron candelabra. Jacobean panelling remains to north
and south walls. C15 octagonal font on plain shaft.
MONUMENTS: English Renaissance-style wall monument to Francis
Throckmorton d.1617, son of Michael Throckmorton of Coughton
Court, born and died in Mantua, Italy, lived in England during
reign of Queen Mary when he received lands in Honity,
Blackwell, Packhurst, Windoerton and Ullenhall; inscription
tablet bordered by strapwork and 2 Corinthian columns and
surmounted by 2 putti (illustrated in Dugdale). West end has
inscription plaque: 'ULLENHALL CHAPEL .../CONSECRATED BY THE/
BISHOP OF WORCESTER/ ... 1875'.
Forms a group with Old Chapel Cottages, Chapel Lane (qv).
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N and Wedgwood A:
Warwickshire: Harmondsworth: 1966-1990: 437; Bushell N:
Ancient Ullenhall: 1989-: 13).

Listing NGR: SP1306867585

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