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CHAPEL OF ST NICHOLAS OR CHAPEL OF ST MARGARET

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

In the village of Lane (St Just Lane) was an ancient chapel, with a burying ground, which was converted into a dwelling house and finally burned down. This was possibly either the chapel of St Nicholas or St Margaret for which the Rector had licence in 1391. It is still remembered as the C...

HOLY TRINITY CHURCH

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

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...

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

Medieval pottery kiln identified from surface finds of wasters and kiln debris at Pump Farm. Excavations did not locate the actual kiln structure, but the site was interpreted as a possible clamp kiln. It was in production during the 15th century.

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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...