Abbey Church of St Mary, St Sansom and St Branwalader, Milton Abbas - Dorset (UA)

Formerly church of a Benedictine abbey now used as a school chapel. Mainly C14, upper part of tower and north transept C15. Restored c1790 by J Wyatt and 1865 by Sir Gilbert Scott. Walls of stone and flint with ashlar dressings. Nave and aisles were not rebuilt after fire in C14. Repairs to roofs, windows, floors and drainage has been completed with Viridor funding. Transept roofs and tower louvres remain vulnerable.

Abbey Church of St Mary, St Sansom and St Branwalader, Milton Abbas - Dorset (UA)
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Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Abbey Church of St Mary, St Sansom and St Branwalader
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade I
    List Entry Number:
    1304822
    Local Planning Authority:
    Dorset (UA)
    Site Type:
    Religious ritual and funerary > Church

Location

    Building Name:
    Abbey Church of St Mary
    Unitary Authority:
    Dorset (UA)
    Parish:
    Milton Abbas
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    North Dorset
    Region:
    South West

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Poor
    Occupancy / Use:
    Occupied/in use
    Priority:
    E - Under repair or in fair to good repair, but no user identified; or under threat of vacancy with no obvious new user (applicable only to buildings capable of beneficial use)
    Previous Priority:
    E
    Ownership:
    Religious organisation
    Designation:
    Listed Building grade I, RPG grade II*