This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
LANGTON HERRING CHURCH HILL SY 68 SW 6/125 Parish Church of St Peter 26.1.56 GV II Parish Church. C14 Nave and Chancel. West Tower added early C19. Church drastically restored in 1827 and 1858, when vestry and south aisle added. Rubble- stone walls with stone dressings. Slate roofs. Chancel, C20 east window. South wall, 2 windows, eastern C20, except for jambs and cill, western a single C14 lancet. Nave, north wall, 3 windows, single lancet, C20, and two 2-light windows with panel tracery, C20. Under the middle window are the jambs of the destroyed north doorway. West Tower, entrance to church through south wall. Three stages, two strings with thin loop-lights, castellated parapet. Further pointed-arch entrance on north side. Interior: south arcade of 2 bays, large central column, with a square block capital with flat fascias, C19. West doorway with a restored 2-centred head. Chancel-arch; single respond order with moulded jambs. Label with square stops. C20 arch, responds re-used. Fittings: Font, stone, octagonal bowl with a quatrefoiled panel in each face, moulded underside, stem with trefoil- headed panel in each face, moulded and stepped square base, C15. Communion-rails, with turned balusters and newels with turned tops, moulded and enriched rail, C17.
Monuments, north wall Tablet, white marble with laurel wreath at top, 'In memory of William Sparks, who died on 3rd March, 1829, in the 70th year of his age. Made by Chislett'.
(RCHM Dorset I, p.130 (1)).
Listing NGR: SY6143882462
© Mr Derek Beauchamp. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
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Photographer: Beauchamp, Derek
Rights Holder: Beauchamp, Derek
Rubble, Slate, Stone, Medieval Parish Church, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Church, Place Of Worship, Commemorative Monument, Commemorative
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