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Latitude: 51.0051 / 51°0'18"N
Longitude: -2.3083 / 2°18'29"W
OS Eastings: 378464
OS Northings: 122907
OS Grid: ST784229
Mapcode National: GBR 0W0.Z3B
Mapcode Global: FRA 661G.BK2
Entry Name: Church of St Mary
Listing Date: 16 August 1960
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1152142
English Heritage Legacy ID: 102816
Location: West Stour, North Dorset, Dorset, SP8
District: North Dorset
Civil Parish: West Stour
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: West Stour
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
ST 72 SE WEST STOUR WEST STOUR VILLAGE
2/186 Church of St Mary
Parish church, C13 chancel with C18 alterations, nave and south
tower/porch 1840. Squared, coursed rubble with ashlar dressings.
Nave roof is slated with stone copings, chancel roof stone slated
with stone copings. South chancel has to the left a C14 2-centred
window with cusped, Y-tracery of 2-lights. Right is a trefoiled
lancet. Between is a door with a chamfered, 2-centred head. To the
north are 2 plain lancets. East window is C18 (RCHM), of 3-lights
with coarse panelled tracery under a square head with returned label.
The nave windows are C19 lancets. Single stage, embattled tower with
lancet bell openings with pierced iron panels. South porch has
chamfered, 2-centred archway with returned label. Internal features:
2-centred, chamfered chancel arch with continuous jambs; 4-centred
section, panelled ceiling with moulded ribs and wall plates; chancel
has barrel vault with moulded ribs; C19 west gallery with cusped,
carved panelling; C13 font with octagonal bowl on round pier with
subsidiary shafts; trefoiled piscina in chancel; C17 panelled pulpit
with guilloche frieze; C16 carved panelling reset in gallery and
vesting cubicle; C18 floorslab; other features largely Cl9.
RCHM, Dorset, vol IV, p 116, no 1. Newman J and Pevsner N, The
Buildings of England: Dorset, Penguin, 1972, p 449.
Listing NGR: ST7846422907
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