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© Mr Peter Sargeant

IoE Number: 223325
Location: CHURCH OF ST MARY, WARHAM ROAD (north side)
Photographer: Mr Peter Sargeant
Date Photographed: 03 July 2002
Date listed: 06 March 1959
Date of last amendment: 06 March 1959
Grade I

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BINHAMWARHAM ROADTF 9839(north side)20/22Church of St Mary

BINHAM WARHAM ROAD TF 9839 (north side) 20/22 Church of St Mary 6.3.59 G.V. I Parish Church of St Mary. C12 Romanesque church with facade in two distinct C13 styles of plate and bar tracery. Flint with stone dressing, lead roof. Seven bays of nave of church of Benedictine Priory founded 1091 as a dependency of St Albans, retained in use as parish church with 2 further nave bays, crossing and East end now ruined. West front side to be of before 1244. Ground floor and aisles with plate tracery, but nave window an example of bar tracery style of Westminster Abbey. Tripartite nave and aisles facade, demolished behind the latter. Large central four light window now bricked in, with bar tracery octofoil and sexfoils. C16 bellcote. Nave of seven bays with the distinct Romanesque, Transitional and EE phases traceable in internal elevations at arcade, gallery and clerestory levels. Present east wall is built up on the monastic puplitum dividing the two parts of the church. Simple hammerbeam arch-braced roof. C15 seven Sacrament font on stepped base. Dado only of C15 screen, figures of saints visible through later stencilling. 2 stalls with misericorde, Open work tracery backs to poppyhead benches. Arched, coved sedilia.

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