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St. Nicholas, Winterborne Clenston, Dorset


The parish church of St. Nicholas, rebuilt in 1840 by Mrs. Michel, is an edifice of flint and Portland stone in the Perpendicular style, consisting of chancel, nave, western porch and a western tower with spire, containing one bell: in the chancel is a handsome stained window: there are brasses to Capt. H. Mansell-Pleydell, erected by his brother officers, and to the late J. C. Mansel-Pleydell esq. and at the entrance to the churchard is a fine marble cross, erected to Capt. Pleydell by his parents: the church was reseated in 1901: there are 150 sittings.

St. Nicholas, Winterborne ClenstonNave of St. Nicholas, Winterborne Clenston

Church Records

The parish register dates from the year 1750. 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).

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St. Nicholas
Winterborne Clenston

Denomination:Church of England