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Remains of Old Church of St Mary Magdalene

A Grade II* Listed Building in North Wootton, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.9316 / 50°55'53"N

Longitude: -2.4915 / 2°29'29"W

OS Eastings: 365552

OS Northings: 114796

OS Grid: ST655147

Mapcode National: GBR MW.PLKR

Mapcode Global: FRA 56NN.54T

Entry Name: Remains of Old Church of St Mary Magdalene

Listing Date: 31 July 1961

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1303981

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105618

Location: North Wootton, West Dorset, Dorset, DT9

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: North Wootton

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Folke St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

ST 61 SE -
10/76 Remains of Old Church
of St Mary Magdalene
- II*
West tower of former parish church. Early C15. The nave and chancel were
demolished about 1883 when the C19 church was built. Local rubble walls
with freestone dressings. Roof covered with stone slates. Tower of 3
storeys with a low pyramidal roof and diagonal west buttresses. The west
window is of one pointed light. The second stage has a small loop in the
south wall. The bell-chamber has a 2-light window in the east and west
walls, the former now blocked. The pointed tower-arch has chamfered reveals
and is now blocked. Set in the blocking is a doorway with a C19 head and a
triangular rear-arch. Adjoining the east face of the tower are the butt-ends
of the destroyed nave. The tower is heavily ivy-grown, and in a ruinous
condition. (RCHM, Dorset I, p 267(1)).

Listing NGR: ST6555214796

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