PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1287199
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.

District:
Dorset (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Stoke Abbott
National Grid Reference:
ST 45364 00593

Details

ST 4400 & 4500 STOKE ABBOTT STOKE ABBOTT VILLAGE 11-11-1966 12/270 Parish Church of St Mary

GV I

Parish Church. C12 and C13 core, with C14 porch and chancel-arch. C15 west tower, and former north chapel. 1826 tower restoration. 1876 church restoration, when north arcade and north aisle rebuilt. Coursed and dressed stone walls. Clay tile roofs. West tower: 3 stages with a plain parapet, much of the facing modern. West door- way with chamfered jambs and two-centred head, with a label and stops. West window of 2 trefoiled lights with vertical tracery in a two- centred head. Modern window in south wall. Bell-chamber: restored windows of two trefoiled lights. Nave: south wall has 2 windows, eastern C15, western is modern. South doorway, C15, with chamfered jambs and a two-centred head. Chancel: North wall, 3 windows, first and third are C13 lancets. C12 middle-window, of one round-headed light. South wall windows, C13 coupled lancets, and single lancet, and C15 western window. East window of 3 cinquefoiled lights with vertical tracery in a two-centred head, label and stops. South porch has a re-set outer archway, of two hollow-chamfered orders.

Interior: Nave, north arcade, late C19, to north aisle of that period. Short round piers with plain moulded capitals. Arcade mouldings: ovolo, sunk quadrant, hollow chamfer, stopped. North aisle, has a reset C13 lancet of 2 lights. Font: late C12, tapering cylindrical bowl with top and base mouldings, richly diapered surface with acanthus ornament. Upper part has an enriched arcade, carried on cat's mask corbels. Under arcade, a series of heads, mostly bearded and one restored. Pulpit: early C17, much restored of three panelled sides in 2 tiers, enriched upper and middle rails, Stoup: nave South wall, recess with 2-centred head and bowl c.C15. Monuments: white marble wall-tablet to Aubrey Price, M.A., rector, 1782 with Latin inscription and shield of arm. Source: R.C.H.M. Dorset I, p 224(1).

Listing NGR: ST4536300593

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
402805
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset I West, (1952), 224

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: 07 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/05517/02
Rights: Copyright IoE Mrs Margaret Jenkins. Source Historic England Archive
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