CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1152142

Date first listed: 16-Aug-1960

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MARY

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MARY

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

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset (District Authority)

Parish: West Stour

National Grid Reference: ST 78464 22907

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History

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Details

ST 72 SE WEST STOUR WEST STOUR VILLAGE

2/186 Church of St Mary 16.8.60 GV II*

Parish church, C13 chancel with C18 alterations, nave and south tower/porch 1840. Squared, coursed rubble with ashlar dressings. Nave roof is slated with stone copings, chancel roof stone slated with stone copings. South chancel has to the left a C14 2-centred window with cusped, Y-tracery of 2-lights. Right is a trefoiled lancet. Between is a door with a chamfered, 2-centred head. To the north are 2 plain lancets. East window is C18 (RCHM), of 3-lights with coarse panelled tracery under a square head with returned label. The nave windows are C19 lancets. Single stage, embattled tower with lancet bell openings with pierced iron panels. South porch has chamfered, 2-centred archway with returned label. Internal features: 2-centred, chamfered chancel arch with continuous jambs; 4-centred section, panelled ceiling with moulded ribs and wall plates; chancel has barrel vault with moulded ribs; C19 west gallery with cusped, carved panelling; C13 font with octagonal bowl on round pier with subsidiary shafts; trefoiled piscina in chancel; C17 panelled pulpit with guilloche frieze; C16 carved panelling reset in gallery and vesting cubicle; C18 floorslab; other features largely Cl9. RCHM, Dorset, vol IV, p 116, no 1. Newman J and Pevsner N, The Buildings of England: Dorset, Penguin, 1972, p 449.

Listing NGR: ST7846422907

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 102816

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1972), 116
Pevsner, N, Newman, J, The Buildings of England: Dorset, (1972), 449

End of official listing