CHURCH OF ST MARTIN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1110182
Date first listed:
14-Jul-1955
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARTIN, BRYANSTON OLD BUILDINGS

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARTIN, BRYANSTON OLD BUILDINGS

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Dorset
District:
North Dorset (District Authority)
Parish:
Bryanston
National Grid Reference:
ST 87481 06969

Details

BRYANSTON ST 80 NE BRYANSTON OLD BUILDINGS

5/29 Church of St Martin 14-7-55 GV II

Parish church, now school chapel. 1895-8 by E P Warren for Lord Portman. Ashlar faced brick. Stone, slate, tiled and lead roofs with end stone copings. Plant west tower, nave, chancel, south chapel and aisle, north chapel and vestry. Decorated and Perpendicular style. Square-set buttresses. 5-stage west tower with octagonal vice turret and embattled parapet. Pointed west doorway. Belfry openings are double pointed with pierced stone lights except to the south face which has a similar single-light opening. String course continued as a label over the openings. Nave and aisle windows are generally of 3 or (-lights under square or pointed heads with Perpendicular tracery. East chancel window of 5-lights.

Internal features; 4-bay south arcade with pointed arches of 2-chamfered orders dying into elongated octagonal piers. Similar 2 bay north arcade. Pointed tower and chancel arches. Chancel and south chapel have segmental pointed barrel roofs, Nave has collar-truss roof. Aisles have lean-to roofs. C20 octagonal marble font. (F. P. Pitfield, Dorset Parish Churches A-D, 1981, p,125-128. Newman, J. and Pevsner, N. The Buildings of England: Dorset, 1972, p.121)

Listing NGR: ST8748606969

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
103303
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Newman, J, The Buildings of England: Dorset, (1972), 121
Pitfield, FP , Dorset Parish Churches, (1981), 125-128

Legal

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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