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Church of St Laurence

A Grade II Listed Building in Wynford Eagle, Dorset

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1229343

English Heritage Legacy ID: 404046

Location: Wynford Eagle, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

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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Description

WYNFORD EAGLE
SY 59 NE -

2/169 Church of St Laurence
26-1-56
GV II

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
knop.
(RCHM Dorset I, p.269(2)).


Listing NGR: SY5823795986

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