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Description: Parish Church of St Hypolite
Date Listed: 31 July 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 106120
OS Grid Reference: ST5817910825
OS Grid Coordinates: 358179, 110825
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8954, -2.5960
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ST 51 SE RYME VILLAGE
1/102 Parish Church of
Parish Church. Cl3 nave and chancel. C17 west tower and north porch.
Rubble-stone walls, with freestone dressings. Clay-tile roofs with stone
slate eaves. Chancel: east wall rebuilt in C17. C17 east window of 3
4-centred and graduated lights, with moulded label. Side walls each have
a C13 lancet. Nave, north wall has at the-east end a trefoiled light t
lighting the pulpit, C17. 3-light stepped window similar to that in the
chancel, C17. 2 light window west of porch, also Cl7. Early C15 north
doorway has moulded jambs and 2-centred head. South wall of nave has its
easternmost window of two lancet lights, C13. The west tower, early C17,
of 3 stages with an embattled parapet and pinnacles at the angles. N.E.
stair-turret is also embattled and with a pyramidal roof. The west doorway
has chamfered jambs and 4-centred head. The second stage has in the east
wall, a window of two round-headed lights. The bell-chamber has, in each
wall, a window of two four-centred lights in a square head with a label,
these have stone tracery. Interior: chancel and nave are structurally
undivided. Segmental plastered roof with tie-beams, compartmented in the
chancel. Font: octagonal bowl with concave underside and necking, octagonal
stem and concave base, late C15. Two chairs in the chancel, C17. Royal Arms,
nave, painted on canvas in frame with segmental head. Above the shield are
the initials G.R. and John Williams, Yeovil, 1793.
(RCHM Dorset I, p.193 (1))
Listing NGR: ST5817910825
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