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Parish Church of St Edwold

A Grade I Listed Building in Stockwood, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.8604 / 50°51'37"N

Longitude: -2.5836 / 2°35'1"W

OS Eastings: 359017

OS Northings: 106923

OS Grid: ST590069

Mapcode National: GBR MR.V189

Mapcode Global: FRA 56GT.R84

Entry Name: Parish Church of St Edwold

Listing Date: 31 July 1961

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1155008

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105877

Location: Stockwood, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Stockwood

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Melbury Osmund with Melbury Sampford St Osmund

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 17/09/2014

ST 50 NE

Parish Church of St Edwold



Parish Church. Rebuilt C15, west porch added in 1636. Rubble walls, with
freestone dressings. Slate roof, with stone slate eaves, and stone gable-
copings with ogival moulded kneelers. C19 cross on east gable. West gable
has an early C17 bell-cote, four Roman Doric columns supporting a round stone
dome with a cornice, ball-terminal and pinnacles over the columns. Nave and
chancel in one cell. East window, of 3 trefoiled lights with tracery in a
2-centred head with a label and returned stops. North wall has a window of
2 trefoiled lights, now completely restored. South wall has 2 windows, east:
early C15, of 2 trefoiled lights in a square head with a C20 rere-arch; west:
C16, of 3 four-centred lights in a square head with a label. West doorway,
straight-chamfered jambs and segmental-pointed head. Plank door with strap
hinges. The C17 porch at West end has a stone slab roof, with stone gable-
copings and moulded kneelers. Entrance has moulded jambs, projecting imposts,
round arch and dropped keystone. Above is a stone panel inscribed W.P. 1636.
Interior: flagstone floors. Font, stone and octagonal, with IHS and cross
motifs, circular stem and moulded base, C19. The church is now in the care
of The Churches Conservation Trust.
(RCHM. Dorset I, p.224(1))

Listing NGR: ST5901806924

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