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Church of St Thomas

A Grade II Listed Building in East Orchard, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.9605 / 50°57'37"N

Longitude: -2.2386 / 2°14'19"W

OS Eastings: 383337

OS Northings: 117927

OS Grid: ST833179

Mapcode National: GBR 1Y0.QTX

Mapcode Global: FRA 666K.TYT

Entry Name: Church of St Thomas

Listing Date: 14 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1110450

English Heritage Legacy ID: 102633

Location: East Orchard, North Dorset, Dorset, SP7

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

Civil Parish: East Orchard

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: East Orchard with Margaret Marsh St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


5/1 Church of St Thomas

- II

Parish Church, 1859. By Evans and Pullan, chancel by E. Christian.
Rubble walls with gabled, tiled roof and end bell-cote. Stone
copings west. Greensand plinth. Plan: nave, chancel and south
porch. Fenestration consists of lancets throughout. West window of
5 graduated lancets and east window of 3 graduated lancets. Corner
pilaster type buttresses. Porch has an outer 2-centred arch with
2 chamfered orders on half-columns with capitals and bases. Inner
door has 2-centred chamfered head. Internal features: late C12 or
early C13 font with circular bowl and C19 stem and base. Other
fittings, C19.
RCHM, Dorset, vol IV, p 15, no I. Newman, J and Pevsner N, The
Buildings of England: Dorset, Penguin 1972, p 197.

Listing NGR: ST8333717927

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