Parish Church Of St Andrew

27 Aug 2000
Parish Church Of St Andrew, Burstock, West Dorset, Dorset, DT8 3LL
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

ST 40 SW BURSTOCK BURSTOCK VILLAGE 11-11-1966 4/74 Parish Church of St Andrew


Parish Church. Nave, possibly C12 core, C15 west tower, and north chapel, C20 chancel and south porch. Restoration of 1877. Ham stone ashlar walls. Slate roofs with stone gable-copings and cross at east gable. West Tower, 3 stages with diagonal and right-angle buttresses, with set-offs. Bell-openings with Y-tracery. Crenellated parapet with renewed pinnacles. Gargoyles. West doorway, pointed, with moulded jambs. Nave, 2 windows, single light and 3-light stone mullions with 4-centred heads. Separate labels over. South porch with stone slab and slate roof with a stone gable-coping. Entrance with pointed segmental head and chamfered jambs. Inner doorway with continuous roll-moulded jambs, C12. Chancel has 3-light East window with intersecting tracery. Stopped label over. Interior: large tower-arch to nave with pointed head. Door up high beside the south jamb. C15 chancel-arch of 2 respond-orders with casement moulding in between. Nave and chancel both have plastered barrel ceiling.

Font: cylindrical stone bowl, with large rope-moulding round the centre, lead-lined, C12. Moulded stone stem is C20. Piscina: N. chapel, south wall, recess with ogee head and square drain, C15.

Source: R.C.H.M. Dorset I, p 56(1).

Listing NGR: ST4222602914


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0292 IOE Records taken by Nigel Budden; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Nigel Budden. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Budden, Nigel

Rights Holder: Budden, Nigel


Ashlar, Ham Hill Stone, Slate, Medieval Parish Church, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Church, Place Of Worship