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Church of St Mary, Chepstow, Monmouthshire


Diocese of Monmouth

N.B.Position of marker is approximate and does not necessarily show the exact location of the site.

Site OS Grid Ref: ST53599398

Church (Anglican)

Founded 1067-71 by William FitzOsbern, Earl of Hereford as a dependency of his earlier foundation, the Benedictine abbey of Cormeilles in Normandy. Core of the church is the eleventh-century nave of the priory church. Quire demolished at dissolution in 1536. Norman crossing tower fell 1701 destroying the transepts. West tower eighteenth century within the nave, thus preserving part of the west front. Aisles demolished 1838-41. Neo-Norman north transept 1838-41 by T.H. Wyatt and Brandon. Seddon & Carter (principally John Coates Carter) built new chancel and south transept 1896-7 and 1904-5, though the design was left incomplete.

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People associated with this site
   as architect: John Coates Carter
   as architect: Thomas Henry Wyatt


Works at this site:
  The Ascension The Ascension
firm/studio: Lavers, Barraud & Westlake
1896
Church of St Mary, Chepstow, Monmouthshire
east wall of the chancel
  The Wedding at Cana The Wedding at Cana
firm/studio: Lavers, Barraud & Westlake
1877
Church of St Mary, Chepstow, Monmouthshire
south wall of the south aisle
  The Feeding of the Multitude The Feeding of the Multitude
firm/studio: Lavers, Barraud & Westlake
1877
Church of St Mary, Chepstow, Monmouthshire
south wall of the nave
  St Cecilia and David St Cecilia and David
about 1950
Church of St Mary, Chepstow, Monmouthshire
south wall of the nave
  Figure outside Solomon's Temple Figure outside Solomon's Temple
firm/studio: Samuel Evans
1896
Church of St Mary, Chepstow, Monmouthshire
south wall of the nave



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