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Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
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SZ 58909 83301


LAKE SZ58SE LAKE ROAD 1352-0/4/126 Church of the Good Shepherd II

Church. 1892 Architect Temple Moore in Decorated style with flowing tracery . Built of stone rubble with pantiled roof and partially timber-framed porch. Unusual double 3-bay nave with central bellcote, 2-bay chancel flanked by Lady Chapel to north-east and organ chamber to south-west and west porch flanked by two rooms, one a vestry. West front has 2 gables with 1 window each, the left-hand one with trefoil-headed arches, the right-hand one cinquefoil headed. 1 storey porch the whole width with two 3-light casements and central gabled wooden and rendered gable with inscription "The Good Shepherd giveth his life for the sheep". Cambered headed doorcase with plank doors flanked by side lights. North nave has 2 double cinquefoil-headed lights, south nave has 2 double trefoil-headed lights, all with buttresses. Interior: vestibule under west porch has central half-round columns with wooden panelled doors either side leading to naves, 4-panelled doors to clergy vestry and other room and 1/4 circle corner seats. Good iron handles and stone floor. naves are divided by 3 stone arches with mouldings dying into square piers, placed diagonally with chamfered angles. The penultimate pair to the west has attached by a plinth an octagonal stone font with quatrefoil motifs. Roofs of crownpost type with ribbed ceiling having square carved and boarded soffit. Octagonal carved wooden pulpit on stone base and carved wooden eagle lectern. Good stained glass windows including a panel depicting 1st World War soldiers. Chancel has 2 tall chancel arches with dying mouldings and rectangular light above, and arches divided by octagonal piers to form Lady Chapel and organ loft. Large West window with flowing tracery and good stained glass depicting Christ as the Good Shepherd flanked by David as Shepherd boy and king. Good wooden panelling to sanctuary, choir stalls and organ chamber. (Buildings of England:Lloyd D:Hampshire and the Isle of Wight:767) .

Listing NGR: SZ5890983301


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Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, (1967), 767


This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 04 Feb 2003
Reference: IOE01/09828/23
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr A. B. Cooke. Source Historic England Archive
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