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Parish Church of St Mary, East Stoke

Description: Parish Church of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 November 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 108357

OS Grid Reference: SY8725187052
OS Grid Coordinates: 387251, 87052
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6830, -2.1818

Location: A352, East Stoke, Dorset BH20 6HJ

Locality: East Stoke
Local Authority: Purbeck District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH20 6HJ

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Listing Text


10/84 Parish Church of St Mary

Parish Church. 1828 - Architect T E Owen. Chancel and organ chamber added
1885. Rubble stone walls. Nave has low-pitched slate roof with crested
ridge tiles. Chancel and organ chamber have tiled roofs. Nave, chancel,
organ chamber on south, west tower. Small shallow transept south of tower.
Tower of 3 stages, with battlements, and angle buttresses. Plain lancet
windows to belfry. Moulded string course below belfry. Centre stage has a
2-light window with Y-tracery and wide splayed jambs. Pointed arched
entrance doorway below this - in west wall. North and south walls of nave
have 2-light windows as in tower with buttresses between. East wall of
chancel has a 3-light window with Perpendicular style tracery. Low-pitched
tie-beam roof, with braces and king-posts. Carved caps to chancel arch,
C13 font - from Old Church, octagonal on circular pedestal, with detached
shafts. All other fittings Cl9. Few early Cl9 wall monuments. RCHM
Monument 1.

Listing NGR: SY8725187052

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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