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Church of St Nicholas

A Grade II* Listed Building in Winterborne Clenston, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8245 / 50°49'28"N

Longitude: -2.2288 / 2°13'43"W

OS Eastings: 383980

OS Northings: 102796

OS Grid: ST839027

Mapcode National: GBR 1ZS.7B2

Mapcode Global: FRA 666X.KHV

Entry Name: Church of St Nicholas

Listing Date: 14 July 1955

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1324267

English Heritage Legacy ID: 103374

Location: Winterborne Clenston, North Dorset, Dorset, DT11

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

Civil Parish: Winterborne Clenston

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Winterbourne Clenston St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

WINTERBORNE CLENSTON
ST 80 SW -

6/98 Church of St Nicholas
14-7-55
GV II*

Church, 1840 by Lewis Vulliamy. Banded flint and ashlar with ashlar dressings.
Stone slate roof with stone copings. Plan: nave; chancel, north and south
transepts, west porch with tower over. 2 stage west - tower surmounted by
octagonal stone spire. West door has pointed head with ogee curved label and
foliate finial. Above is a trophy of arms in a cinquefoiled niche. Cinquefoiled
window north and blank cinquefoil to south bearing inscription "MM 1840". 2-light
belfry windows with curvilinear tracery. Arcaded cornice above. Nave has
cinquefoiled lancets. Transept windows are of 2-lights with pointed heads and
returned labels. 5-light, pointed, east window with perpendicular tracery and
label with carved stops. Original ribbed doors.

Internal features: moulded, ribbed roofs forming panels, the chancel being
decorated with stars; pointed, chamfered chancel arch with respond capitals;
boxed transepts; arcaded altar rails with moulded rail; C19 wooden traceried
pulpit; C19 glass; c19 pews; various C18 and c19 monuments. (RCHM, Dorset,
vol.III, p.292/3, no. 1, Newman, J. and Pevsner, N., The Buildings of England:
Dorset, 1972, p.477.)


Listing NGR: ST8398002796

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