South Perrott & Chedington St Mary is part of the Beaminster Area Team Ministry which covers 50 square miles of beautiful rural West Dorset. The team consists of 14 individual parishes plus the chapel in the grounds of Mapperton House. Our worship shows a wonderful variety of styles ranging from services from the Book of Common Prayer to the child-centred Messy Church, with music a vital part of our activities.
From the outside the church of St. Mary is an oddly complex mass, short and heavy, but inside it all fits simply together. The central tower has four identical arches from the early 13th century, with the north transept and nave a little later. The chancel and south transept were rebuilt between 1907 and 1913.