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County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
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SO 58320 40196


DORMINGTON CP DORMINGTON SO 54 SE 2/14 Church of St Peter 26.1.67 GV II* Parish church. Late C13 substantially restored 1877 by Blashill. Coursed and dressed sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings, tiled roofs, shingle to bell-turret. Nave, south porch, chancel and north vestry. Three-bay nave with raised verges and three stepped buttresses, two lights with cusped heads to right of gabled porch, bell-turret to west with small broach spire and simple lucarnes, panel with row of cinquefoil shaped vents below spire; two-bay chancel with raised verge and two pairs of trefoil-headed lights. Interior: trussed rafter roof possibly retaining some C17 members. Chancel arch of two chamfered orders with heavy imposts and chamfered responds. Font, possibly C13, circular stem on square base, circular bowl with moulded rim and necking. Monuments: south wall of nave wall monument commemorating Margaret Carpender, died 1666, stone, broken pedi- ment supported by draped allegorical figures; north wall of nave, wall monument commemorating John Brydges, died 1668, stone open scrolled pediment supported on twisted columns, drapery and garland below. The Norman door knocker and the wall painting on the west wall mentioned by Pevsner and the RCHM are now absent. (RCHM Vol II, p 70-71; BoE, p 115).

Listing NGR: SO5832040196


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Books and journals
Inventory of Herefordshire II East, (1932)
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Herefordshire, (1963), 115


This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/06697/04
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Les M. Kedward. Source Historic England Archive
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