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Church of St Peter

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hinton St Mary, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.9439 / 50°56'38"N

Longitude: -2.3048 / 2°18'17"W

OS Eastings: 378678

OS Northings: 116099

OS Grid: ST786160

Mapcode National: GBR 0WT.L46

Mapcode Global: FRA 661M.5VX

Plus Code: 9C2VWMVW+H3

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 4 October 1960

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1110423

English Heritage Legacy ID: 102664

Location: Hinton St. Mary, Dorset, DT10

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Hinton St. Mary

Built-Up Area: Hinton St Mary

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Hinton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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4/36 Church of St Peter

Parish Church, C15 west tower, remainder 1846 by William Oborne.
Coursed, squared rubble and ashlar. Stone-slated, gable-ended roofs
with stone copings. Plan: nave, chancel, west tower, south porch and
north vestry. Both medieval and C19 work in the 'perpendicular'
style. West tower: 2 stages with embattled parapet; weathered strings;
chamfered plinth: moulded, 2-centred west doorway with returned label;
over is Cl9 2-light, vertical tracery window with a returned label;
north wall has rectangular loop; upper stage has 2-centred, 2-light,
blind tracery windows with labels terminated by head stops; angle
pilasters; crocketted corner-finials; parapet string bears gargoyles;
lower string has corner angels bearing blank shields. Nave windows
are of 3-lights with square heads and returned labels. North and south
chancel windows are 2-centred, of 2-lights with returned labels.
Vestry fenestration similar to chancel. East chancel window of 3-lights
under 2-centred head with label terminating in head stops. Square
headed south chancel doorway. 2 centred, chamfered vestry doorway.
South porch doorway has 2-centred, chamfered head with returned label.
Internal features: near semi-circular chancel arch, probably of
reworked medieval material of 2 orders, shafted jambs with capitals;
segmental pointed tower arch of 2 chamfered orders dying into plain
responds; king post roofs; Cl8 mahogany veneered pulpit with fielded
panelling; probably Cl3 round, tapering bowl,stone font on cylindrical
stem and circular base; C17, C18 and Cl9 monuments, notably that to
Thomas Freke 1642 with broken pediment supported on Corinthian columns
with skull below; other fittings etc mainly C19.
RCHM, Dorset, vol IV, p 114, no 1; Newman, J and Pevsner N, The
Buildings of England, Dorset, Penguin, 1972, p 230.

Listing NGR: ST7867816099

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