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THE PORTMAN CHAPEL

List Entry Summary

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

Name: THE PORTMAN CHAPEL

List entry Number: 1110183

Location

THE PORTMAN CHAPEL, BRYANSTON OLD BUILDINGS

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

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bryanston

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 14-Jul-1955

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Jun-1985

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 103304

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

BRYANSTON ST 80 NE BRYANSTON OLD BUILDINGS

5/30 The Portman Chapel (Formerly listed as 14-7-55 Old church of St Martin)

GV I

Parish church, now private chapel, 1745 with late C19 vestry. Rendered walls with rusticated stone quoins forming angle pilasters. Slate roofs with pedimented stone gables. Undifferentiated nave and chancel with south vestry. North wall has 2 Palladian windows with stone architraves and glazing bars. The westermost window has part of the architrave missing. Blind Palladian window to east end. South wall has round headed window blocking former priest's door flanked by Ionic columns with an entablature with reeded frieze and paterae. The west doorway is flanked by Ionic columns carrying a segmental pediment-Panelled door. West end has wooden bell-cote with clock under a lead covered cupola.

Internal features (RCHM): Coved ceiling; fielded oak panels to walls; C18 painted plaster and wood reredos; several C18 monuments. (RCHM, Dorset, vol.III, p.46, no.1 Newman, J. and Pevsner, N. The Buildings of England: Dorset 1972, p.120).

Listing NGR: ST8746507055

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970), 46
Pevsner, N, Newman, J, The Buildings of England: Dorset, (1972), 120

National Grid Reference: ST 87466 07054

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