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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: 1118941



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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Marshwood

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Apr-1983

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 104582

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SY 39 NE MARSHWOOD MARSHALSEA 5/19 Church of St Mary II Parish Church. West Tower 1841, rest rebuilt in 1884 by G. Vialls. Rubble walls with lias stone ashlar dressings. Slate roofs. West Tower to north, Nave, South Aisle, Chancel, Vestry at west end to south. Entrance through west doorway of tower. West Tower of three stages with plain stone parapet. Tall lancet bell-openings with foiled cross-in-circle motif above. Diagonal buttresses with alternating dressed stones and rubble-work. Nave windows: paired lancets, straight-chamfered. Chancel lancets with hood-mould over. Two north wall buttresses. Interior: Nave with 3-bay south arcade carried on round piers. Capitals with stiff-leaf foliage and pecking birds. Chancel of two bays, division with nave suggested by dado and Purbeck shafts to left and right. East window of three lancets with Purbeck-shaft framing. Roof, of scissor-brace construction with ashlaring, unceiled. South aisle with transverse internal buttresses. Font: stone, octagonal with irregular quatrefoils. Pulpit: with simple turned framing in wood. Brass reading stand in pulpit. Sedilia: very plain, stone, with trefoil heads. Source: Pevsner, Dorset, P. 271.

Listing NGR: SY3826799614

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Newman, J, The Buildings of England: Dorset, (1972), 271

National Grid Reference: SY 38267 99614


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