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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: 1118552



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

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Winterborne Zelston

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Jul-1955

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 103615

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16/199 Parish Church of 14-7-55 Saint Mary


Anglican parish church. Tower C15, rest of church rebuilt 1866, re-using some old materials, architect T H Wyatt. Tower of rubble stone, rest of church of flint and stone banding, with chamfered plinth. Slate roofs with coped gables. Nave, chancel, north aisle, west tower, south vestry, south porch. Tower, of 3 stages, with battlemented parapet. Single-light window to belfry, with hoodmoulds. Carved gargoyle on west wall. String courses at each stage and below west window. West window of 2 lights, square-headed, with trefoiled lights and label mould. Semi-octagonal stair turret on north. South wall of nave has two 2-light square-headed windows with cinquefoiled lights - one of these C15, also a single-light window. Pointed arched doorway to porch. In south vestry wall a C14 doorway with hoodmould, and a lancet window. In south chancel wall a 2-light window with plate tracery. East window of 3-lights with geometrical tracery and hoodmould. In north chancel wall a lancet, and a 2-light window with plate tracery, both C13. In north aisle wall, two 2-light windows with arched lights. In west wall of aisle a 2-light square-headed window with arched lights, C16. In north nave wall (west of aisle) a 3-light square-headed window with blind spandrils - C16. Internally, chancel has canted wagon roof, with plaster panels, moulded ribs and battlemented cornice. Nave roof arch-braced collar beam, with stone corbels. Aisle roof trussed rafter, with curved braces. Chancel arch segmental - pointed, arch mouldings dying into responds. North aisle, of 2 bays, central octagonal column with moulded cap; arches of 2 orders with hoodmould. Tower arch, C15, of 2 orders. Recess at ground level in north wall of.tower. In west wall of nave, north side, a pointed-arched niche. Font, C19, of stone, octagonal, with quatre- foil panels. Pulpit and pews, C19. (RCHM Monument 1. Dorset, Vol.III.)

Listing NGR: SY8990197701

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970)

National Grid Reference: SY 89901 97701


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