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St Mary, Ilmington, Warwickshire

(52°5′22″N, 1°41′31″W)
SP 212 435
pre-1974 traditional (England and Wales) Warwickshire
now Warwickshire
  • Harry Sunley

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A large church with W tower, a wide aisleless nave, chancel and N and S transepts. The W and S faces of the base of the tower, the chancel arch and the N and S nave walls and doorways are 12thc.

The W and S faces of the tower have chamfered round-headed windows, built into buttresses. The W window has been heavily repaired with mortar. Another window, round-headed of two plain orders is found in the N wall of the nave. There is also a chamfered (but otherwise plain) arch of four orders to the tower with three orders on the E.

The church, of brown Cotswold type stone, was drastically restored in 1846. (VCH)


DS mentions a priest at Ilmington. The advowson descended with the manor.


Exterior Features


Interior Features



Holy Trinity church at Ettington also has a window built into a buttress.

VCH 5:103