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Latitude: 50.762 / 50°45'43"N
Longitude: -2.5935 / 2°35'36"W
OS Eastings: 358237
OS Northings: 95986
OS Grid: SY582959
Mapcode National: GBR PT.LFLN
Mapcode Global: FRA 57G2.7G7
Plus Code: 9C2VQC64+QJ
Entry Name: Church of St Laurence
Listing Date: 26 January 1956
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1229343
English Heritage Legacy ID: 404046
Location: Wynford Eagle, Dorset, DT2
Civil Parish: Wynford Eagle
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Maiden Newton and Valleys
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
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2/169 Church of St Laurence
Parish Church. 1842 by G. and H. Osborn. Flint and rubble-stone walls,
rendered. Slate roof with stone gable-copings and moulded kneelers. Stone
bellcote on west gable with steeply pitched roof and bell in situ. Nave and
chancel in one. Polygonal sanctuary. One storey. 3 bays. Nave has right-angle
buttresses at corners with 2 pairs of set offs and plinth moulding. One lancet
to each bay. Labels with foliage stops. Lozenge-leaded lights. Sanctuary has
3 stepped lancets, label over with foliage stops. Porch at west end, gabled
and with diagonal buttresses. Pointed-arch entrance. Label with carved stops.
Two-leaf plank and muntin door. Two-light lancet over porch. Tympanum built
into west wall, c.llOO, two confronting wyverns with inscriptions MAHALD DE
LEGELE and ALVI ME FECI.
Interior: chancel-arch, pointed arch with responds and hollow chamfer between.
Roof, C19 queen-post construction with diagonal strutting. Piscina with ogee
trefoil head, Cl2 scallop capital re-used as piscina drain. Font, stone,
circular bowl, short round stem and square base, C13. Wooden font cover with
(RCHM Dorset I, p.269(2)).
Listing NGR: SY5823795986
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