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Tower and Portal of Church of St Mary, Newington

A Grade II Listed Building in Newington, Southwark

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Latitude: 51.489 / 51°29'20"N

Longitude: -0.1048 / 0°6'17"W

OS Eastings: 531674

OS Northings: 178375

OS Grid: TQ316783

Mapcode National: GBR NN.MD

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.4TFX

Plus Code: 9C3XFVQW+J3

Entry Name: Tower and Portal of Church of St Mary, Newington

Listing Date: 17 September 1998

Last Amended: 12 December 2018

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385636

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471040

Location: Southwark, London, SE11

County: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: Newington

Built-Up Area: Southwark

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Newington St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text


636-1/7/458 (South East side)
Tower and Portal of Church of St
Mary, Newington


Church tower and portal, other parts destroyed in war. 1876.
By J Fowler of Louth. Kentish rag with ashlar detail.
4-stage pinnacled tower built in Early English style. The
fragment of wall which remains on the north side of the tower
retains an elaborately moulded doorway. The outer portion of
this has a pointed arch supported by piers with 2 attached
columns to either side, and the inner part has a semicircular
cusped arch carried by piers with one attached column each.
The tympanum under the arch has a sculpted figure of Christ in
Majesty framed by a mandorla with demi figures of angels and
banners on each side.

Listing NGR: TQ3169678375

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

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