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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.


List entry Number: 1110395



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

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: West Orchard

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Aug-1960

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 102807

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5/177 Church of Unknown 16.8.60 Dedication


Parish Church, chancel late C15, rest 1876. 1876 work by T H Wyatt. Squared, dressed greensand. Gabled, tiled roof with stone copings and finials, west bell-cote. C15 work 'Perpendicular' in style, 1876 work part 'Perpendicular' and part 'Decorated'. Plan: nave, chancel, north and south aisles, south porch and north vestry. 1876 fenestration mainly of 2 lights with 2-centred heads and flowing or panel tracery with returned labels. Some lancets. C15 east window of 3 lights under square head with relieving arch; panel tracery. 2 lancets with returned labels to the south. South porch has 2-centred moulded head and continuously moulded jambs. Inner door is 2-centred with continuously moulded jambs and a returned label. A door from the porch to the south aisle has a square moulded head and jambs. Interior features: 2 bays, 2-centred, moulded arcades on octagonal piers with moulded capitals and bases; 2-centred moulded chancel arch on half- piers with moulded capitals and bases; C19 octagonal font with quatrefoil panels on moulded octagonal pier; stone nave/chancel dividing wall with integral stone pulpit bearing trefoil headed panels; ribbed C19 chancel roof with carved bosses springing from dentilled and moulded wall-plate; C19 arch braced collar beam roof with king posts; other fittings C19. In the churchyard is the round bowl of a C12 font. RCHM, Dorset, vol IV, p 115, no 1. Newman J and Pevsner N, The Buildings of England: Dorset, Penguin, 1972, p 446.

Listing NGR: ST8236816435

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1972), 115
Pevsner, N, Newman, J, The Buildings of England: Dorset, (1972), 446

National Grid Reference: ST 82368 16435


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