Church of St Peter, Grove Road, Grove, Portland - Weymouth and Portland

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 - Weymouth and Portland
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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: Weymouth and Portland
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church

Location

  • Building Name: Church of St Peter
  • Street Name: Grove Road
  • County: Dorset
  • District / Borough: Weymouth and Portland
  • 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

Contact Details

Eve Van Der Steen 0117 975 0685

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England