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Church of St Kenelm

A Grade II Listed Building in Wimborne, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.8338 / 50°50'1"N

Longitude: -1.995 / 1°59'41"W

OS Eastings: 400448

OS Northings: 103812

OS Grid: SU004038

Mapcode National: GBR 317.LFH

Mapcode Global: FRA 66QW.LMK

Plus Code: 9C2WR2M4+G2

Entry Name: Church of St Kenelm

Listing Date: 18 March 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1303860

English Heritage Legacy ID: 107497

Location: Hinton, Dorset, BH21

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Hinton

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Witchampton, Stanbridge and Long Crichel with More Crichel

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SU 00 SW B.3078

9/39 Church of St Kenelm


Parish Church, c1860 with some reset C12 fragments. For Sir William Glyn.
Banded flint rubble and ashlar with ashlar dressings. Tiled roofs with stone
gable capings and ashlar parapets. Partly neo-Romanesque with the nave and
chancel in the Early English style. Plan: nave; chancel; north and south
transepts, south tower over porch. Tower: 3 stage surmounted by a hexagonal
ashlar spire; doorway has a round arch with shafted jambs with cushion
capitals, an inner chevron moulding and an outer double billet moulding; west
window of a single, round headed light with shafted jambs; similar window to
second stage; third stage has an arcade of intersecting round arches forming 3
openings, the centre of which is blind; the outer openings contain pierced
stone panels; rounded corbel table; south transept has a 2-light south window
with shafted jambs under a round head; the east window is similar of a single
light. East chancel window of 3 graduated, pointed lights under a pointed
head. West nave window of 3 graduated lancets under continuous label with
carved stops. Remaining windows are plain lancets. Internal features:
remodelled semi circular chancel arch with hood moulds having chevron ornament
and shafted responds, one of which retains an original capital; carved C12
stone panel with figure, book and cross, reset over door; reset early C19
monuments; C19 collar truss roofs. Other features later C19 or C20.
(R.C.H.M. Dorset Vol V, p.31, No. 1.Newman, J. and Pevsner N. The Buildings
of England. Dorset, 1972, p.229/30).

Listing NGR: SU0044803812

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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