PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1156747
Date first listed:
11-Nov-1966
Statutory Address:
PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARY

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Location

Statutory Address:
PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARY

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

County:
Dorset
District:
West Dorset (District Authority)
Parish:
Wraxall
National Grid Reference:
ST 57570 00828

Details

ST 50 SE WRAXALL L0WER WRAXALL

3/208 Parish Church of 11.11.66 St Mary GV I

Parish Church. C12 nave and chancel, with C13 refenestration, C14 chapel probably built on north side of nave, subsequently demolished. Bellcote and South porch, C19. Stone and flint rubble walls, with freestone dressings. Roofs, of stone slate and slate, with stone gable-copings, and C19 crosses at apices. Chancel, east window of 3 lights, C19. North and south walls each have a single lancet, C13. Nave: south wall has 3 windows, eastern a C13 lancet; middle, C15 of 2 trefoiled lights in a square head;. western, similar though with moulded reveals. Late Cl2 south doorway, restored has plain jambs, moulded imposts and a mou1ded 2-centred head with cherron ornament and a label. Plank-and-muntin door, C20. North wall has a 2-centred arch, of one chamfered order, C14. The former chapel has been replaced by a C19 wall on the outside face of the arch. The Cl4 doorway, now blocked, has chamfered jambs and two-centred head. The C19 bellcote on the west gable end of nave, is stone, octagonal with 2 lancets in each face. Interior: chancel-arch, late C12 is two- centred, of 2 orders, the outer square and the inner with a later hollow-chamfer cut on the edge. The responds have each one half- round and one round attached left with scalloped capitals and moulded bases. North of the arch is a squint with a 2-centred head. Font: stone octagonal bowl with chamfered under edge, medieval. Stem and base, C19. Wall-monument, chancel, to William Lawrence, Judge of Scotland, 1681-2, alabaster and marble tablet with srolls, cherub-heads and cartouche-of-arms.

(RCHM Dorset I, p268(l))

Listing NGR: ST5757000826

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
105534
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1974), 268

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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