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Parish Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Glanvilles Wootton, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.872 / 50°52'19"N

Longitude: -2.4558 / 2°27'20"W

OS Eastings: 368025

OS Northings: 108155

OS Grid: ST680081

Mapcode National: GBR MX.T9MN

Mapcode Global: FRA 56RS.M34

Entry Name: Parish Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 4 October 1960

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1110491

English Heritage Legacy ID: 102513

Location: Glanvilles Wootton, North Dorset, Dorset, DT9

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

Civil Parish: Glanvilles Wootton

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Glanvilles Wootton St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

ST 60 NE
7/13 Parish Church of
St Mary
- II*
Parish Church, south chapel c 1344, west tower c 1400, south porch C15,
west doorway C16 and north nave wall, chancel and general restoration of
1876. South chapel probably for Sibyl de Glaunvyll. 1876 work for/by
C W and E R Dale and Woodman, supervised by G R Crickmay. Coursed rubble
with ashlar dressings, south chapel of knapped flint with hamstone ashlar
dressings and bands. Nave and chancel have gable ended stone slate roofs,
south chapel has roof of copper. 2 stage west tower with diagonal
buttresses to west and square vice turret to the north. 4-centred
chamfered west door with continuous jambs. Above is a 2-light cinque-
foiled, panelled-tracery window under a 2-centred head with label. The
second stage has 4 2-light trefoiled panelled tracery windows with
lattice work. Above is a string course with gargoyles and an ashlar
battlement with crocketted corner finials. The south porch is gabled with
2 stage angled buttresses in the west. The arch is 2-centred and has
continuously moulded head and jambs. Single small trefoiled window to
west. The chapel has a 3-light east window with curvilinear tracery.
The 2 south windows are 2-centred with moulded labels and head stops, the
east having geometric tracery and the west curvilinear. The nave and
chancel have 2-light,panelled tracery windows under 2-centred heads. The
east chancel window is of 3 ogee-headed lights with panelled tracery
under a 2-centred head with a label. Internal features: 2 centred tower
arch. 2 centred chancel arch with continuously moulded jambs with applied
shafts and capitals. Squint of 3 arches between chancel and chapel.
Single 4-centred arch between chapel and nave. Chapel windows have
interior shafts. 2 niches with 4-centred heads in south chapel wall,
that to the east containing a recumbent effigy. The chapel contains many
early tiles. Early C13 Purbeck marble octagonal font. C14 chapel altar
slab. Various monuments including large late C17 classical tablet with
kneeling figures to John Every. Some early stained glass fragments. C17
panelling behind altar. C19 and C20 roofs. C19 pulpit and pews, the
chapel pews having good quality carved ends. "RCHM Dorset Vol III",
pp 95-96, no 1. Newman J and Pevsner N, "The Buildings of England:
Dorset", Penguin, 1972, pp 216-217.

Listing NGR: ST6802508155

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