Church of St Mary, Hardington

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Church of St Mary
Hardington church.jpg
Church of St Mary, Hardington is located in Somerset
Church of St Mary, Hardington
Location within Somerset
General information
Town or city Hardington
Country England
Coordinates 51°16′16″N 2°22′09″W / 51.2710°N 2.3691°W / 51.2710; -2.3691
Completed 11th century

The Church of St Mary at Hardington in the parish of Hemington, Somerset, England, dates from the 11th century and has been designated as a Grade I listed building.[1]

The church has an un-aisled nave and small west tower which dates from the late 14th century.[2] In the 19th century the earlier chancel was largely rebuilt. The parish of Hardington was formed in the Middle Ages and merged into Hemington in 1733.[3]

It is no longer used as a church and has been in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust since 1972.

The interior of the church includes fragments of medieval wall paintings and a board painted with the arms of Charles I.[4][5]

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  1. ^ "Church of St Mary". Images of England. Retrieved 25 November 2006. 
  2. ^ Historic England, "Church of St Mary, Hemington (1058710)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 6 April 2016 
  3. ^ "Church of St Mary and churchyard, Hardington". Somerset Historic Environment Record. Somerset County Council. Retrieved 1 October 2011. 
  4. ^ Byford, Enid (1987). Somerset Curiosities. Dovecote Press. pp. 119–120. ISBN 0946159483. 
  5. ^ "St Mary's Church, Hardington Bampfylde, Somerset". Churches Conservation Trust. Retrieved 6 April 2016.