Church of St Peter, Grove Road, Grove, Portland - Dorset (UA)

Former Church of England church in robust Romanesque style, erected in 1872. Designed by Major General Edmund du Cane, built by convict labour from Portland's prison and later transferred to the parish. No longer used for worship and in poor condition. Relatively complete interior of interest as an undivided space and with robust contemporary fittings. Local Authority considering taking action against owner.

Church of St Peter, Grove Road, Grove, Portland - Dorset (UA)
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Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    CHURCH OF ST PETER
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade II*
    List Entry Number:
    1205607
    Local Planning Authority:
    Dorset (UA)
    Site Type:
    Religious ritual and funerary > Church

Location

    Building Name:
    Church of St Peter
    Street Name:
    Grove Road
    Unitary Authority:
    Dorset (UA)
    Parish:
    Portland
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    South Dorset
    Region:
    South West

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Poor
    Occupancy / Use:
    Vacant/not in use
    Priority:
    C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
    Previous Priority:
    C
    Ownership:
    Private
    Designation:
    Listed Building grade II*, CA