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Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Bagillt, Flintshire

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Latitude: 53.2671 / 53°16'1"N

Longitude: -3.167 / 3°10'1"W

OS Eastings: 322261

OS Northings: 375086

OS Grid: SJ222750

Mapcode National: GBR 6ZBN.4K

Mapcode Global: WH76S.B44R

Plus Code: 9C5R7R8M+R5

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 8 December 1995

Last Amended: 8 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16910

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: In large churchyard above High Street.

County: Flintshire

Community: Bagillt

Community: Bagillt

Built-Up Area: Flint

Traditional County: Flintshire

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Built 1837-38 by John Welch, architect.

Exterior: Yellow sandstone, coursed, slate roofs. Cruciform plan, with lancets, gabled buttresses and low pitched roofs. West tower with parapet of stepped battlements, corbelled out; 2 windows to each side at bell stage, lozenge to W, shallow buttresses, blind windows to sides, to W, round-headed doorway with shallow hood. Three bays to nave (gabled buttresses) doorway to N has round head, shallow hood. Transepts and E end have pairs of buttresses carried up as octagonal pinnacles; 3 lancets between buttresses (almond-shaped window above), single lancets to ends (and to returns); E end similar to transept ends but has low polygonal vestry with buttresses rising above parapet.

Interior: Spacious interior has open roof to aisleless nave (gallery to W end on octagonal columns) and broad crossing arches with boarded roof.

Listed as good example of earlier C19 Gothic.

References: E Hubbard, Clwyd, (Buildings of Wales Series), 1986, pp 319.

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