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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: 1110455



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

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: East Stour

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: 102639

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2/8 Christ Church 16.8.60 GV II

Parish church, 1842 by G Alexander. Ashlar walls with greensand ashlar dressings. Slate, gable-ended roofs with stone copings. Cruciform plan with central tower. In the 'neo-Norman' style. Plan: nave, chancel, crossing, north and south transepts, south vestry and north porch. Standard windows are of single, round headed lights with shafted jambs having cushion capitals. More important windows are of 2 round headed lights with shafted jambs and central piers (with cushion capitals). They have an outer round arch with similar shafted jambs. East window is of 3 round-headed lights, the innermost having shafted jambs. Minor windows of single round headed lights. Round headed doorways of 2 orders the inner supported on a scalloped capital shaft and the outer on a cushioned capital shaft. Octagonal vice turrets to west of each transept having shouldered doorways and round headed loops. Simple corbel tables to chancel and tower. Interior features: Round crossing arches springing from shafts with scalloped capitals; galleries with wooden, round arched balustrades in trancepts; beamed roofs to chancel and transepts; tie beam nave roof with supporting columns carrying round arches springing from tie beams; C12 square font with arcading on central round shaft with 4 supporting shafts; C19 pews and pulpit; C19 glass. RCHM, Dorset, vol IV, p 16, no 1. Newman J and Pevsner, N. Buildings of England: Dorset, Penguin 1972, p 198.

Listing NGR: ST7986722837

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1972), 16
Pevsner, N, Newman, J, The Buildings of England: Dorset, (1972), 198

National Grid Reference: ST 79867 22837


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