ST MARY, PORTSKEWETT

Site Details



NPRN
307463
Map Reference
ST48NE
Grid Reference
ST49898810
Unitary (Local) Authority
Monmouthshire
Old County
Monmouthshire
Community
Portskewett
Type of Site
CHURCH
Broad Class
Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Period
Medieval;Post Medieval

Site Description

1. Built in the Gothic Decorated style, long-wall entry type. A prominent feature of this Church is the small tower. Present status [2002] : unknown
P.C.Tomlins, RCAHMW, 18.12.2002

Norman nave, chancel C14, tower and porch probably C16. West gallery added 1818. C19 refurnishing and restoration. Constructed of local grained red and grey limestone with concrete roof tiles. Consists of nave with W gallery, separate chancel, W tower and S porch. Medieval interior features are the walling and the rere-arches of the windows and doors, the plain Norman chancel arch with impost blocks and tall pointed tower arch. Furnishings mostly Victorian
(Source CADW listed buildings database)
J Hill 16.09.2003

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