PARISH CHURCH OF SAINT MARY, INCLUDING BOUNDARY WALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1120559

Date first listed: 20-Nov-1959

Statutory Address: PARISH CHURCH OF SAINT MARY, INCLUDING BOUNDARY WALL, HIGHER STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: PARISH CHURCH OF SAINT MARY, INCLUDING BOUNDARY WALL, HIGHER STREET

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

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck (District Authority)

Parish: Morden

National Grid Reference: SY 91610 95607

Summary

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History

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Details

SY 99 NW MORDEN HIGHER STREET, NORTH SIDE

3/144 Parish Church of Saint Mary, 20/11/59 including boundary wall GV II

Parish Church. Lower part of tower C13 - the rest rebuilt 1873 - architect and builder Joseph Siller. Ironstone walls with ashlar dressings. Slate roofs with coped gables. Clerestoried nave with north and south aisles, chancel with north and south aisles, south porch, west tower. Tower has battlemented parapet and angle buttresses. Single-light traceried windows to belfry; plain louvred windows belay these. Blocked doorway in south wall. Aisles and nave clerestory have 3-light square-headed windows with curvi- linear tracery and cast iron glazing. Doorway in south chancel aisle with pointed arch and carved imposts. Porch gable has quatrefoil panels. Pointed arched doorway with canopied niche over. Grotesque carved kneelers to east gables of nave and chancel. Pointed arched east window with Perpendicular style tracery.

Internally, nave arcade of 5 bays has columns of quatrefoil plan with carved caps. Flat ceiling to nave and lean-tos to aisles, with plain beams. Chancel has pointed barrel roof with moulded ribs.

C12 font with octagonal bowl on C19 base. Monument to Sir Thomas Earle at west end, dated 1597 - part each side of tower arch - kneeling figure on north and 3 half-length figures on south - all on later pedestals. Early C19 hatch- ment in north aisle.

Boundary wall to churchyard, of ironstone. Plain square piers - all with weathered capping. RCHM Monument 1.

Listing NGR: SY9161095607

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 108422

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970)

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