ST8806 : Church of SS Peter & Paul - stained glass windows

taken 3 months ago, near to Blandford st Mary, Dorset, Great Britain

Church of SS Peter & Paul - stained glass windows
Church of SS Peter & Paul - stained glass windows
These windows in the south wall of the chancel are showing signs of distress, as either building settlement or inadequate support to the leading is causing the glass to bow rather alarmingly.
Church of St Peter and St Paul, Blandford Forum
This Grade 1 listed Anglican parish church dominates the market place of the Dorset town and officially counts as one of England's "Major Churches". The mediaeval church was re-built after a fire in 1732-1739 to designs by John and William Bastard. The intended spire was truncated to a tower with a cupola. A west gallery was added in 1794, side galleries in 1836-7 and a chancel in 1896.

List entry 1251913 LinkExternal link although the 1950 entry has never been updated and is very sparse by contemporary standards for such a significant building. LinkExternal link gives a much fuller history.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 26 September, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 4 October, 2018
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Religious sites 
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OSGB36: geotagged! ST 8857 0630 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:51.3659N 2:9.8252W
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OSGB36: geotagged! ST 8857 0630
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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