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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: 1119256



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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bincombe

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 26-Jan-1956

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 105890

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8/1 Parish Church of Holy Trinity 26.1.56 I -

Parish Church. Chancel and nave, late C12. Rebuilding of chancel south wall in C15, east wall in C19. Rebuilding of nave north wall in C15, west tower in C15. South porch, C17, incorporating older materials. Extensively restored in 1862. Rubblestone walls with free stone dressings. Slate and stone slate roofs. Chancel, late C19 east wall, and window. North wall, traces of a blocked window, C12. South wall, two partly restored C15 windows, each of two trefoiled lights in a square head with moulded reveals and label. Nave, north doorway, C17, blocked, has chamfered jambs and rounded head. South wall has two much restored C15 two light windows with square heads and labels. In the east end of the south wall is a square headed opening to light the former rood loft, now blocked. West tower, C15, two stages with a parapet. The west window is of 2 trefoiled lights with blind spandrels in a square head. Bell chamber has a two light window in each wall, similar to the west window. South porch, C17, outer archway with jambs and pointed arch of two chamfered orders. Interior: chancel arch, C12, has half round responds with moulded capitals and bases with sput ornaments, pointed arch. Roofs: chancel is ceiled in plaster. Nave has plain king post trusses, C19. Fittings: font, round bowl of Purbeck stone with chamfered under edge and remains of fastenings for lid, C13, stem modern. Stoup in nave by south doorway, recess with pointed head and rounded bowl, the latter partly broken away. (R.C.H.M. Dorset II, p.22 (1)).

Listing NGR: SY6864484559

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970), 22

National Grid Reference: SY 68644 84558


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