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

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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

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

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

Legacy System number:
105618
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

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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Date: 06 May 2003
Reference: IOE01/09862/24
Rights: Copyright IoE Mrs Margaret U. Kingsland. Source Historic England Archive
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