Record Details

NHER Number:6528
Type of record:Building
Name:St Mary's Church, Stody


This church, probably with Saxon origins, consists of a round west tower, a nave and chancel in one, north and south transepts and a south porch. The top of the tower and the chancel date to the early 14th century. The nave windows, transepts, porch and the fine overall roof are all 15th century. Inside is a 13th century octagonal font in Purbeck marble, interesting floor tombs and some 15th century stained glass figures.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 0558 3506
Map Sheet:TG03NE

Full description

Round towered transeptal church.
Probably basically Saxo-Norman, top of tower and chancel early 14th century; nave windows, transepts, porch and fine overall roof 15th century. See report (S1) in file.
Architects specifications for restoration (S2) in file.
Listed Grade I (S3).
E. Rose (NAU), 7 April 1990.

Monument Types

  • CHURCH (Late Saxon to Medieval - 851 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CHURCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • WINDOW (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • DOOR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FONT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WINDOW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WINDOW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TG0535E-G.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished document: Rose, E. (NAU). 1990. Building Report..
<S2>Graphic material: Various. Various. Architectural plans..
<S3>Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.

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