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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: 1303860



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

County: Dorset

District: East Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Hinton Parva

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Mar-1955

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 107497

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9/39 Church of St Kenelm

18.3.55 II

Parish Church, c1860 with some reset C12 fragments. For Sir William Glyn. Banded flint rubble and ashlar with ashlar dressings. Tiled roofs with stone gable capings and ashlar parapets. Partly neo-Romanesque with the nave and chancel in the Early English style. Plan: nave; chancel; north and south transepts, south tower over porch. Tower: 3 stage surmounted by a hexagonal ashlar spire; doorway has a round arch with shafted jambs with cushion capitals, an inner chevron moulding and an outer double billet moulding; west window of a single, round headed light with shafted jambs; similar window to second stage; third stage has an arcade of intersecting round arches forming 3 openings, the centre of which is blind; the outer openings contain pierced stone panels; rounded corbel table; south transept has a 2-light south window with shafted jambs under a round head; the east window is similar of a single light. East chancel window of 3 graduated, pointed lights under a pointed head. West nave window of 3 graduated lancets under continuous label with carved stops. Remaining windows are plain lancets. Internal features: remodelled semi circular chancel arch with hood moulds having chevron ornament and shafted responds, one of which retains an original capital; carved C12 stone panel with figure, book and cross, reset over door; reset early C19 monuments; C19 collar truss roofs. Other features later C19 or C20. (R.C.H.M. Dorset Vol V, p.31, No. 1.Newman, J. and Pevsner N. The Buildings of England. Dorset, 1972, p.229/30).

Listing NGR: SU0044803812

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1975), 31
Pevsner, N, Newman, J, The Buildings of England: Dorset, (1972), 229-330

National Grid Reference: SU 00448 03812


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