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Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bradford Peverell, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7359 / 50°44'9"N

Longitude: -2.486 / 2°29'9"W

OS Eastings: 365802

OS Northings: 93030

OS Grid: SY658930

Mapcode National: GBR PX.K0QL

Mapcode Global: FRA 57P4.FB3

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 26 January 1956

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1324204

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105117

Location: Bradford Peverell, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Bradford Peverell

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Bradford Peverell Church of the Assumption

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

In the entry for:-


BRADFORD PEVERELL
SY 69 SE BRADFORD PEVERELL VILLAGE

7/5 Church of St Mary
26-1-56

GV II

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The Church shall be upgraded to" GRADE II*"

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BRADFORD PEVERELL
SY 69 SE BRADFORD PEVERELL VILLAGE

7/5 Church of St Mary
26-1-56
GV II


Parish Church. 1849-51 by Decimus Burton. West Tower and spire nave,
chancel, north vestry. Dressed stone walls, Ham stone windows and strings,
and gable-copings. Clay tile roofs, West tower, 3-stages with set-back
buttresses with set-offs, semi-octagonal newel stair at north-west corner,
external door with pointed head and chamfered jambs. Stage 2: chamfered
lancet with label and stops on west face. Stage 3: 2-light window with
trefoil cusping and falchion over, stopped label. Ham stone corbel-table
with trefoil cusping, string with grotesques at corners. Octagonal broach
spire with 2 sets of gabled lucarnes and a fleuron finial. Nave, 5 bays,
with buttresses between, single lancets with trefoil-cusped heads. Chancel,
2 bays, with set-back buttresses. Windows of two lights, trefoil-cusped with
ogee quatrefoil over. Returned labels. East window, 3 stepped lancets,
Purbeck marble shafted with foliage capitals. Label over with head-stops.
South Porch has gable-coping with cross over, moulded kneelers. Entrance
has nook-shaftes, capitals and bases with roll-moulded arch. Keeled roll-
label with fleuron stops. Inner doorway has pointed-arch head, nook-shafts
with:Imposts. Plank door with strap-hinges, C19. North vestry, under a
pentice tile roof. Pointed-arch doorway has plank door with strap hinges.
Interior: Chancel-arch, pointed arch with 2 orders of responds with round
foliage capitals, wave moulding between. Roof high arch-braced collars,
carried on scalloped stone corbels. Pulpit stone, 3-sided with trefoil-cusped
panels, nook-shafted, labels over, stopped. Mid C19 font: circular bowl with
round stem and battered base, C19. Stained glass, east window given by New
College, Oxford in 1850. Centre light shows Christ in a Mandorla held by
angels. Lamb over. Some early C13 fragments, mainly C19 imitation. North
window, chancel. Coronation of Virgin and Annunciation, C15 and some renewals.
(R.C.H.M. Dorset I, p.34 (2). N. Pevsner, Dorset, p.107.)


Listing NGR: SY6580293030

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