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Description: Parish Church of St Edwold
Date Listed: 31 July 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 105877
OS Grid Reference: ST5901706922
OS Grid Coordinates: 359017, 106922
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8604, -2.5837
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ST 50 NE
2/129 Parish Church of
31.7.61 St Edwold
Parish Church. Rebuilt C15, west porch added in 1636. Rubble walls, with
freestone dressings. Slate roof, with stone slate eaves, and stone gable-
copings with ogival moulded kneelers. C19 cross on east gable. West gable
has an early C17 bell-cote, four Roman Doric columns supporting a round stone
dome with a cornice, ball-terminal and pinnacles over the columns. Nave and
chancel in one cell. East window, of 3 trefoiled lights with tracery in a
2-centred head with a label and returned stops. North wall has a window of
2 trefoiled lights, now completely restored. South wall has 2 windows, east:
early C15, of 2 trefoiled lights in a square head with a C20 rere-arch; west:
C16, of 3 four-centred lights in a square head with a label. West doorway,
straight-chamfered jambs and segmental-pointed head. Plank door with strap
hinges. The C17 porch at West end has a stone slab roof, with stone gable-
copings and moulded kneelers. Entrance has moulded jambs, projecting imposts,
round arch and dropped keystone. Above is a stone panel inscribed W.P. 1636.
Interior: flagstone floors. Font, stone and octagonal, with IHS and cross
motifs, circular stem and moulded base, C19. The church is now in the care
of The Redundant Churches Fund.
(RCHM. Dorset I, p.224(1))
Listing NGR: ST5901806924
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Source: English Heritage
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