REMAINS OF OLD CHURCH OF ST MARY MAGDALENE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1303981

Date first listed: 31-Jul-1961

Statutory Address: REMAINS OF OLD CHURCH OF ST MARY MAGDALENE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: REMAINS OF OLD CHURCH OF ST MARY MAGDALENE

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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset (District Authority)

Parish: North Wootton

National Grid Reference: ST 65552 14796

Summary

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History

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Details

NORTH WOOTTON ST 61 SE - 10/76 Remains of Old Church of St Mary Magdalene 31.7.61 - II* West tower of former parish church. Early C15. The nave and chancel were demolished about 1883 when the C19 church was built. Local rubble walls with freestone dressings. Roof covered with stone slates. Tower of 3 storeys with a low pyramidal roof and diagonal west buttresses. The west window is of one pointed light. The second stage has a small loop in the south wall. The bell-chamber has a 2-light window in the east and west walls, the former now blocked. The pointed tower-arch has chamfered reveals and is now blocked. Set in the blocking is a doorway with a C19 head and a triangular rear-arch. Adjoining the east face of the tower are the butt-ends of the destroyed nave. The tower is heavily ivy-grown, and in a ruinous condition. (RCHM, Dorset I, p 267(1)).

Listing NGR: ST6555214796

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 105618

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1974), 267

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