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Latitude: 50.7633 / 50°45'47"N
Longitude: -2.6862 / 2°41'10"W
OS Eastings: 351700
OS Northings: 96192
OS Grid: SY517961
Mapcode National: GBR PR.86K1
Mapcode Global: FRA 5782.7BC
Plus Code: 9C2VQ877+8G
Entry Name: Parish Church of St Mary
Listing Date: 11 November 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1216639
English Heritage Legacy ID: 402131
Location: Powerstock, Dorset, DT6
District: West Dorset
Civil Parish: Powerstock
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Powerstock with West Milton Witherstone and North Porton St Mary The Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
SY 5195 & 5196 POWERSTOCK POWERSTOCK VILLAGE
11/211 Parish Church of
Parish Church. Cl2 chancel-arch and tower core. C14 north and
south arcades, C15 tower buttressing and heightening, chancel
rebuilt 1859, north and south aisle walls, C19,couth entrance C15,
south porch C19. Rabble and ashlar stone walls. Slate roofs. West
tower, 3 stages with a moulded plinth and embattled parapet. West
door, c.C15, moulder jambs and pointed arch, paterae and a label
with side pinnacles. Rere-arch has 3 chamfered ribs. 3-light west
window with curved ogee heads and intersecting tracery. Labels and
stops, C19. Bell-chamber, early C15 window in each face. Newel
staircase, C15 replacement in south-west corner. South aisle, C19
rebuild. 3 bays, 2-light windows, cusped, with trefoil-In-circle
heads. Roll-labels with head-stops, Straight parapet. south Porch,
C19 with pointed arch entrance multi-moulded, Nook shafts -with
foliage capitals. Label with angel-stops. small trefoil light over,
string with head-stops beneath this, Chancel, C19, 3 bays, 2-light
windows with Y-tracery and falchions. 3-light east window, with a
cusped roundel in head. Diagonal buttresses at corners of the C19
work. Interior: chancel-arch, ornate C12 work. Semi-circular
and of 4 orders, inner 1) Bold cable on soffit, 2) chip-carved
saltire and roll, 3) Hollow and roll, 4) Chevron on a roll. Responds:
Inner 1) Half-column, 2) Square, 3) Chevron ornament all over column,
4) north: all over lozenge pattern, south: tenril design with leaves.
Elaborately carved, volute-block and scallop-capitals. Moulded
bases. Nave arcade: round columns with moulded capitals and bases,
pointed arches of 2 chamfered orders, C14. Nave roof, C19, steep
arch-braced principals from carved stone corbels. Font:
broken octagonal bowl, moulded shafted stem, c.C13. Monument in
Tower: to Thomas Larcombe, 1610, stone with arched panel.
Source: R.C.H.M. Dorset I, p 181(1).
Listing NGR: SY5169596196
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