St Mary's Church, Car Colston

St Mary's Church, Car Colston is a Grade I listed parish church in the Church of England[1] in Car Colston.

St Mary's Church, Car Colston
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St Mary's Church, Car Colston
52°58′46.22″N 0°55′39.44″W / 52.9795056°N 0.9276222°W / 52.9795056; -0.9276222Coordinates: 52°58′46.22″N 0°55′39.44″W / 52.9795056°N 0.9276222°W / 52.9795056; -0.9276222
LocationCar Colston
CountryEngland
DenominationChurch of England
History
DedicationSt Mary
Architecture
Heritage designationGrade I listed
Administration
ParishCar Colston
DeaneryEast Bingham
ArchdeaconryNewark
DioceseDiocese of Southwell and Nottingham

HistoryEdit

The church dates from the 13th century. The tower was restored in 1911.

The church is in a joint parish with St Wilfrid's Church, Screveton.

The church yard includes 3 headstones which are Grade II listed.[2]

  • That to left has shouldered arched top and incised scrolls, to Elenor Wollerton, 1762. Signed 'James Sparrow'.
  • Central square headed stone has scrollwork and foliate borders. In the style of J. Sparrow. To John Woolerton, 1740.
  • That to right has stepped arched head and scrollwork. To Thomas Woolerton, 1739. Signed 'J. Sparrow fecit'.

MemorialsEdit

Memorials include:

  • Gregorius Henson, 1613
  • Blagg family, 1876
  • Robert Thoroton 1905, Brass signed 'Gawthorp Sc. London'
  • Thomas Blagg, 1795
  • Francis Blagg, 1814

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The Buildings of England: Nottinghamshire: Nikolaus Pevsner.
  2. ^ http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-241769-group-of-3-headstones-1-metre-south-of-s