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An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Dorset, Volume 3, Central

The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey of Dorset, covering the central part of the county; Blandford Forum and Milton Abbas are considered particularly worthy of attention. Please note that this volume was originally published in three books, so there are two frontispieces.

RCHME Inventory Volumes. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1970.

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Table of contents

Title Page(s)
Frontispiece, Part 1: Blandford Forum Parish Church
Frontispiece, Part 2: Marnhull Church, W. Tower
Parishes Described in the Inventory iv
List of Illustrations v-xix
Preface xxi-xxii
The Royal Warrants xxiii-xxv
List of Commissioners xxvi
Report xxvii-xxxii
Abbreviations Used in the Volume xxxiii
The Geology of Central Dorset xxxiv
Sectional Preface xxxv-lxii
Alton Pancras 1-4
Anderson 4-8
Athelhampton 8-13
Bishop's Caundle 13-16
Blandford Forum 16-40
Blandford St. Mary 40-46
Bryanston 46-48
Buckland Newton 48-54
Burleston 54-55
Caundle Marsh 55-56
Charlton Marshall 56-59
Charminster 59-73
Cheselbourne 73-79
Child Okeford 79-83
Dewlish 84-89
Durweston 89-92
Fifehead Neville 92-94
Glanville's Wootton 94-98
Hammoon 98-101
Hanford 101-105
Hazelbury Bryan 105-109
Hilton 109-113
Hinton St. Mary 114-117
Holwell 117-123
Ibberton 123-125
Iwerne Courtney or Shroton 126-131
Iwerne Stepleton 132-135
Lydlinch 135-142
Manston 143-145
Mappowder 145-148
Marnhull 148-160
Melcombe Horsey 161-175
Milborne St. Andrew 175-182
Milton Abbas 182-200
Okeford Fitzpaine 200-207
Piddlehinton 207-212
Piddletrenthide 212-222
Puddletown 222-231
Pulham 231-234
Purse Caundle 234-238
Shillingstone 238-242
Spetisbury 242-246
Stalbridge 247-252
Stinsford 252-257
Stoke Wake 257-259
Stourpaine 259-265
Stourton Caundle 265-269
Sturminster Newton 269-286
Tincleton 286-287
Tolpuddle 287-290
Turnworth 290-292
Winterborne Clenston 292-297
Winterborne Houghton 297-300
Winterborne Kingston 300-305
Winterborne Stickland 305-309
Winterborne Whitechurch 309-314
Winterborne Zelston 314-315
Woolland 315-317
Celtic' Field Groups 318-346
List of Blazons 346
Glossary 347-356
Index 357-385
Plate 1: Linear Pattern of Settlement 1
Plate 2: Nucleated Settlement 2
Plate 3: Dispersed Settlement 3
Plate 4: Church Exteriors 4
Plate 5: Church Exteriors 5
Plate 6: Church Interiors 6
Plate 7: Church Interiors 7
Plate 8: Church Interiors 8
Plate 9: Church Towers 9
Plate 10: Twelfth-Century Doorways 10
Plate 11: Twelfth-Century Doorways 11
Plate 12: Mediaeval Sculpture 12
Plate 13: Mediaeval Sculpture 13
Plate 14: Effigies 14
Plate 15: Effigies 15
Plate 16: Carved Stonework 16
Plate 17: Carved Stonework 17
Plate 18: Carved Stonework 18
Plate 19: Carved Woodwork 19
Plate 20: Timber Roofs 20
Plate 21: Timber Roofs 21
Plate 22: Woodwork in Churches 22
Plate 23: Communion Rails 23
Plate 24: Piscinae 24
Plate 25: Paintings 25
Plate 26: Mediaeval Fonts 26
Plate 27: Eighteenth-Century Fonts 27