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St. Mary, Wootton Glanville, Dorset


The parish church of St. Mary is an edifice of stone, in the Gothic style, consisting of chancel, south chapel, nave, south porch and a low embattled western tower with pinnacles, containing 4 bells: the south chapel was a chantry, and on its walls are monuments to members of the Williams, Every and Henley families: under the south-east window of this chapel is a recumbent effigy, in good preservation, supposed to represent Sir Henry de Glanville knt. founder of the chantry: the church was thoroughly restored in 1876 under the direction of Mr. Crickmay, diocesan architect: there are 171 sittings.

St. Mary, Glanvilles Wootton St. Mary, Glanvilles Wootton

Church Records

The parish register of baptisms, marriages and burials begins in 1546. 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. Mary
Wootton Glanville

Denomination:Church of England