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
© 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
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