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An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Dorset, Volume 4, North

The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey of Dorset, covering the north of the county; the town of Shaftesbury is of particular note in this volume.

RCHME Inventory Volumes. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1972.

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Table of contents

Title Page(s)
Frontispiece: Gillingham Parish Church, Royal Arms
Parishes Described in the Inventory iv
List of Illustrations v-xii
Preface xiii
List of Commissioners xiv
The Royal Warrants xv-xviii
Report xix-xxiii
Abbreviations Used in the Volume xxiv
Sectional Preface xxv-xxxix
Ashmore 1-3
Bourton 3-6
Buckhorn Weston 6-8
Cann 9-10
Chettle 10-13
Compton Abbas 13-15
East Orchard 15-16
East Stour 16-17
Farnham 17-19
Fifehead Magdalen 19-21
Fontmell Magna 21-27
Gillingham 27-36
Iwerne Minster 36-41
Kington Magna 41-43
Langton Long Blandford 43-45
Margaret Marsh 45-47
Melbury Abbas 47-48
Motcombe 48-52
Pimperne 52-55
Shaftesbury 55-76
Silton 76-79
Stour Provost 79-84
Sutton Waldron 84-88
Tarrant Gunville 88-96
Tarrant Hinton 96-101
Tarrant Keyneston 101-105
Tarrant Launceston 105-107
Tarrant Monkton 107-110
Tarrant Rawston 110-112
Tarrant Rushton 112-114
Todber 114-115
West Orchard 115-116
West Stour 116-117
Celtic Field Groups 118-120
Glossary 121-128
Index 129-142
Plate 1: Kington Magna Church, W. Tower 1
Plate 2: Saxon Stone Carving 2
Plate 3: Saxon Stone Carving 3
Plate 4: Church Exteriors 4
Plate 5: Church Exteriors 5
Plate 6: Church Interiors 6
Plate 7: Church Interiors 7
Plate 8: Early Mediaeval Stonework 8
Plate 9: Early Mediaeval Stonework 9
Plate 10: Later Mediaeval Stonework 10
Plate 11: Mediaeval Fonts 11
Plate 12: Piscina and Fonts 12
Plate 13: Pulpits and Lecterns 13
Plate 14: Brasses 14
Plate 15: Effigies etc. 15
Plate 16: Wall Monuments 16
Plate 17: Wall Monuments 17
Plate 18: Wall Monuments 18
Plate 19: Table-Tombs 19
Plate 20: Details of Wall Monuments 20
Plate 21: Carved Woodwork 21
Plate 22: Carved Woodwork 22
Plate 23: Lettering 23
Plate 24: Church Plate 24
Plate 25: Church Plate 25
Plate 26: Civic Plate 26
Plate 27: Royal Arms in Churches 27
Plate 28: Houses 28
Plate 29: Houses 29
Plate 30: Houses 30
Plate 31: Buildings for Rural Industries 31
Plate 32: Ashmore, Air View of Monuments 32
Plate 33: Buckhorn Weston Church. Chettle Church. Compton Abbas 33
Plate 34: Tarrant Crawford, Air View of Abbey Site and Parish Church 34
Plate 35: Fontmell Magna. Chettle 35
Plate 36: Chettle, Chettle House 36
Plate 37: Chettle, Chettle House 37
Plate 38: Chettle Church. Langton Long Blandford Church 38
Plate 39: Fifehead Magdalen Church, Monument and Chandelier 39
Plate 40: Chettle, Chettle House, Staircase 40
Plate 41: Fifehead Magdalen Church, Monument 41
Plate 42: Gillingham Church, Monument 42
Plate 43: Gillingham Church, Monument 43
Plate 44: Iwerne Minster. Fifehead Magdalen 44
Plate 45: Gillingham, Higher Langham House and Bainly House 45
Plate 46: Fontmell Magna, Piper's Mill and Woodbridge Mill 46
Plate 47: Langton Long Blandford. Gillingham 47
Plate 48: Iwerne Minster, Roman Villa 48
Plate 49: Iwerne Minster Church, from S.E. 49
Plate 50: Iwerne Minster Church, Views of Nave 50
Plate 51: Pimperne Church, Doorway and Chancel 51
Plate 52: Iwerne Minster, 'The Chantry' 52
Plate 53: Motcombe. Kington Magna 53
Plate 54: Pimperne, Air Views 54
Plate 55: Pimperne, Air Views 55