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Description: Church of St Mary
Date Listed: 19 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 105058
OS Grid Reference: SY4819892526
OS Grid Coordinates: 348198, 92526
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7300, -2.7353
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SY 49 SE BOTHENHAMPTON WALDITCH
2/38 CHURCH OF ST MARY
Parish church. Rebuilt entirely in 1863, (though dated 1809 on
east gable). Rubble stone walls. Slate roofs. Nave and Chancel
North aisle. South porch. Stone gable-copings at west gable and
east gable,west gable with moulded kneelers. Stone sanctus bell-
cote at west gable with a pitched roof. Stone cross at east gable.
One storey. 3 windows (nave), and 2 windows (chancel). Single
lancets with deep-chamfered,jambs. Nave has a 2-light windows
with Y-tracery, and chamfered label over. Lozenge-leaded and
stained glass lights. South porch, of dressed stone with a slate
roof. Stone gable-copings with roll-kneelers and trefoiled apex-
block. Pointed-arch entrance with straight-chamfered jambs, and
a chamfered label over. 2-leaf plank door with strap hinges.
Interior: north arcade of 3 bays with octagonal piers and moulded
capitals. Chancel-arch has 2 pairs of responds and moulded
capitals. Collar-beam roof with king-posts and transverse
strutting. Font: Purbeck marble basin, with fleurons, spread
arrows and blind-arch ornament, c.early Cl3. Stone cylindrical
stem and scalloped base.
RCHM Dorset I, p 30(2).
Listing NGR: SY4819892526
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Source: English Heritage
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