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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1110423



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Hinton St. Mary

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 04-Oct-1960

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 102664

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4/36 Church of St Peter 4.10.60 GV II*

Parish Church, C15 west tower, remainder 1846 by William Oborne. Coursed, squared rubble and ashlar. Stone-slated, gable-ended roofs with stone copings. Plan: nave, chancel, west tower, south porch and north vestry. Both medieval and C19 work in the 'perpendicular' style. West tower: 2 stages with embattled parapet; weathered strings; chamfered plinth: moulded, 2-centred west doorway with returned label; over is Cl9 2-light, vertical tracery window with a returned label; north wall has rectangular loop; upper stage has 2-centred, 2-light, blind tracery windows with labels terminated by head stops; angle pilasters; crocketted corner-finials; parapet string bears gargoyles; lower string has corner angels bearing blank shields. Nave windows are of 3-lights with square heads and returned labels. North and south chancel windows are 2-centred, of 2-lights with returned labels. Vestry fenestration similar to chancel. East chancel window of 3-lights under 2-centred head with label terminating in head stops. Square headed south chancel doorway. 2 centred, chamfered vestry doorway. South porch doorway has 2-centred, chamfered head with returned label. Internal features: near semi-circular chancel arch, probably of reworked medieval material of 2 orders, shafted jambs with capitals; segmental pointed tower arch of 2 chamfered orders dying into plain responds; king post roofs; Cl8 mahogany veneered pulpit with fielded panelling; probably Cl3 round, tapering bowl,stone font on cylindrical stem and circular base; C17, C18 and Cl9 monuments, notably that to Thomas Freke 1642 with broken pediment supported on Corinthian columns with skull below; other fittings etc mainly C19. RCHM, Dorset, vol IV, p 114, no 1; Newman, J and Pevsner N, The Buildings of England, Dorset, Penguin, 1972, p 230.

Listing NGR: ST7867816099

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1972), 114
Pevsner, N, Newman, J, The Buildings of England: Dorset, (1972), 230

National Grid Reference: ST 78678 16099


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