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The Minster Church of St Cuthburga

A Grade I Listed Building in Wimborne Minster, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.799 / 50°47'56"N

Longitude: -1.9881 / 1°59'17"W

OS Eastings: 400933

OS Northings: 99933

OS Grid: SZ009999

Mapcode National: GBR 31M.VK2

Mapcode Global: FRA 66QZ.H99

Entry Name: The Minster Church of St Cuthburga

Listing Date: 14 June 1952

Last Amended: 2 February 1983

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119581

English Heritage Legacy ID: 107082

Location: Wimborne Minster, East Dorset, Dorset, BH21

County: Dorset

District: East Dorset

Civil Parish: Wimborne Minster

Built-Up Area: Wimborne Minster

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Wimborne Minster St Cuthberga

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

HIGH STREET
1.
5193
(west side)
The Minster Church of
St Cuthburga.
(formerly listed as
Collegiate Church of
St Cuthburga (The Minster)
SZ 0099 NE 2/58 14.6.52
GV
2.
Of Saxon origin the main fabric now of C12 and late medieval date. Considerable
C19 restoration. An important collegiate church. Walls built of a mixture of
limestone and a local ironstone. Most roofs of lead with parapets. North porch
roof tiled, with stone eaves courses.
Cruciform plan with nave, aisles, west tower, north and south porches, crossing
with central tower, transepts, chancel with north and south aisles, vestry east
of south transept - with low modern eastern extension. Crypt under eastern part
of chancel - (the original Lady Chapel). Main part of nave, crossing and central
tower, and west bay of chancel C12. Chancel and transepts rebuilt C13. Nave
extended to west C14. West tower C15. Chancel aisles C14. Rebuilt C19. Low
brick boundary wall to churchyard, with iron gates. For full description see RCHM
Dorset Vol V (East). Wimborne Minster. Monument 1.


Listing NGR: SZ0093399932

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