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.
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
© Mrs Margaret U. Kingsland. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
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Photographer: Kingsland, Margaret U.
Rights Holder: Kingsland, Margaret U.
Ashlar, Sandstone, Medieval Tower, Tudor Unassigned, Building