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HOLY TRINITY CHURCH

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Mainly 13th century, altered in the 15th century, restored in 1945. The interior was gutted by fire in 1992 and subsequent work uncovered a burial vault in front of the chancel, containing three lead coffins of probable 17th century date. Plan of aisled nave and chancel, Northand South cha...

ALL SAINTS CHURCH

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Saxon tower. 11th, late 12th, early 13th, 15th, and late 17th centuries, restored in the 19th century. Coursed ironstone and limestone rubble, some ashlar, red brick, ashlar dressings, slate and lead roofs. West tower with circular stair turret to west, nave with north and south aisles, so...

ALL SAINTS CHURCH

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Rebuilt in 1821 slightly to the north-west of the original site. It incorporates fragments of the earlier church including a Norman door and a 14th century window. Fragments of an Early Medieval cross and a possible hogback stone are built into the church. Another hogback stone was found n...

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Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Parish church. Partly medieval nave arcade; refaced, possibly 15th century tower heightened 1845; largely rebuilt 1831-2 by T. Tibbetts; nave aisles added 1845; transepts and chancel aisles added and church restored 1870 by J.P. Pritchett. Tooled dressed sandstone; graduated green slate ro...

CHURCH OF ST PETER

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Church with Norman origins, the extant building is largely of 13th century date with 15th century and later work and restorations. Good windows of the earlier periods. The south porch is in the perpendicular style and was built by Robert Wyatt and his wife, Joan circa 1485. The Decorated o...

SOUTHORPE

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Deserted Medieval settlement, surviving as cropmarks and earthworks. These include a moat with the manor house, a hollow way, building platforms, fishponds and a ridge and furrow field system. Population declined during the 15th century. The church was demolished in the early 16th century....

BATTLE OF MORTIMERS CROSS 1461

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The Battle of Mortimers Cross is one of the most obscure engagements of the Wars of the Roses which nevertheless gave the young Edward, Earl of March, experience of commanding in battle an independent force and paved the way for his 3 other successes. It added to his military reputation an...

SHERBORNE OLD CASTLE

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Sherborne Old Castle was built as a fortified bishops palace and castle during the early 12th century on top of a natural knoll in the Yeo Valley. Its centre block of buildings were constructed of local stone, using a rubble core with Ham Hill ashlar facing. This was surrounded by a curtai...

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Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The site of a horseshoe-shaped gun battery built on the waters edge at the east end of Peel Bay between 1795-1797. This battery replaced one destroyed by a storm in 1793. A small piece of 15th or early 16th century cannon was found below the low watermark in this area in 1863 and may indic...

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Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Medieval church, of 14th to early 15th century date, with some 13th century remains in the south arcade, much altered in the Victorian period, principally in 1857. West tower, 3-bay nave with aisles, south porch and north chapel, 3-bay chancel with organ chamber and vestry to north. A 10th...