Tower Of The Former Church Of St Mary

Date:
26 Aug 2003
Location:
Tower Of The Former Church Of St Mary, Compton Abbas, North Dorset, Dorset
Reference:
IOE01/10753/18
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

ST 81 NE COMPTON ABBAS EAST COMPTON

10/88 Tower of the former Church of St Mary 16.8.60.

GV I

Tower of former parish church. Late C15. Rough greensand ashlar. 2- stage. Weathered plinth and string course. Diagonal buttress to south. West door has chamfered, semi-circular head. West window of 2-lights under 2-centred head with vertical tracery and returned label.

Bell stage has 2-light, square-headed windows with vertical tracery.

Parapet strings with gargoyles. Brick parapet. 2-centred, chamfered tower arch. (Scheduled as an ancient monument.) (RCHM Dorset, vol IV, pp 13-14, no 2. Pitfield F P Dorset Parish Churches, A-D, Dorset Publishing Co 1981, pp 196-8.)

Listing NGR: ST8755918800

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/1177 IOE Records taken by Margaret U Kingsland; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mrs Margaret U. Kingsland. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Kingsland, Margaret U.

Rights Holder: Kingsland, Margaret U.

Keywords

Ashlar, Sandstone, Medieval Tower, Tudor Unassigned, Building