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Description: Parish Church of St Cuthbert
Date Listed: 18 September 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 105624
OS Grid Reference: ST6539918509
OS Grid Coordinates: 365399, 118509
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9650, -2.4941
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ST 61 NE OBORNE VILLAGE
6/82 Parish Church of
Parish Church. Consecration date 1862, by Slater. Ashlar stone walls.
Clay-tile roof with gable-ends and stone gable-copings. Stone slate roof
to the polygonal-ended chancel. Stone bellcote, on the west gable with
stone pyramidal roof. Nave and chancel. Single storey. Nave has three
coupled trefoil-headed windows. Two single light trefoil-headed windows
to chancel, and one on each face of the apse. Plinth moulding, string
under the windows and cornice moulding. South porch to nave, gabled with
stone slate roof, stone gable-coping and cross at apex. Pointed arch
entrance with attached responds, capitals and bases. Pointed-arch entrance
with roll moulding to church. Plank door with strap-hinges. Interior:
pointed chancel-arch of two orders with responds. Carved foliated stone
capitals. Roof: nave has 4 bays of arch-braced collars, carried on
simply moulded stone corbels. Fittings: Font, stone, round bowl with
foliate band and a carved roundel at the centre of each side. Short stem
with polygonal sides and moulded base. C19. Pulpit, stone and circular
with a band of foliate ornament and a bead moulding round the rim, C19.
(J Newman and N Pevsner, Dorset, p 306).
Listing NGR: ST6539918509
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Source: English Heritage
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