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St. Mary, Pillesdon, Dorset


The parish church of St. Mary, almost entirely rebuilt in 1830, is an edifice of stone in the Early English style, consisting of chancel, nave, south porch, and a western turret containing one bell: there is an ancient piscina, and a holy water stoup in the porch: the church was restored in 1875 by Mrs. Syndercombe Bower and her son, H. Syndercombe Bower esq. in memory of the Rev. Gregory Raymond, a former rector of Symondsbury, and affords 80 sittings.

Church Records

The parish register dates from the year 1760. The original register books are now deposited with the Dorset Archives Service, but have been digitised by and made available on their site (subscription required).

St. Mary

Denomination:Church of England