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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1119581
English Heritage Legacy ID: 107082
Location: Wimborne Minster, East Dorset, Dorset, BH21
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
The Minster Church of
(formerly listed as
Collegiate Church of
St Cuthburga (The Minster)
SZ 0099 NE 2/58 14.6.52
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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