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Church of St Thomas, East Orchard

Description: Church of St Thomas

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 June 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 102633

OS Grid Reference: ST8333717927
OS Grid Coordinates: 383337, 117927
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9605, -2.2386

Location: East Orchard, Dorset SP7 0BA

Locality: East Orchard
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: SP7 0BA

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Listing Text

ST 81 NW EAST ORCHARD

5/1 Church of St Thomas

- II

Parish Church, 1859. By Evans and Pullan, chancel by E. Christian.
Rubble walls with gabled, tiled roof and end bell-cote. Stone
copings west. Greensand plinth. Plan: nave, chancel and south
porch. Fenestration consists of lancets throughout. West window of
5 graduated lancets and east window of 3 graduated lancets. Corner
pilaster type buttresses. Porch has an outer 2-centred arch with
2 chamfered orders on half-columns with capitals and bases. Inner
door has 2-centred chamfered head. Internal features: late C12 or
early C13 font with circular bowl and C19 stem and base. Other
fittings, C19.
RCHM, Dorset, vol IV, p 15, no I. Newman, J and Pevsner N, The
Buildings of England: Dorset, Penguin 1972, p 197.


Listing NGR: ST8333717927

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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