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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: 1118618



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

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Milborne St. Andrew

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 14-Jul-1955

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 103473

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Parish Church of 11/58 Saint Andrew 14-7-55 II*

Anglican Parish Church. C12 origin, tower and porch C15; chancel, vestry, south aisle and chapel c1876 - architect G E Street. Walls - nave of flint, rest of church of flint and stone banding, with stone dressings. Tiled roofs, with coped gables and ornamental ridges. Nave, north aisle of 3 bays, north chapel of 2 bays, chancel with vestry on north, west tower, south porch. Tower of 2 stages, with battlemented parapet and diagonal buttresses. Semi-octagonal stair turret on north. String courses at base of parapet and below belfry windows. 2-light C15 traceried windows to belfry. West window C19, of 3 lights, in C15 style, with hoodmould. Porch has moulded pointed arched opening, with sundial over. South wall of nave has, west of porch, a C19, 2-light square- headed window with arched lights. East of porch a C16, 3-light window of similar design. South wall of chancel, with centre buttress, has 2, C19 lancets. East window of chancel, a re-set C13, triple lancet, with hoodmould. C19 triple lancet in east wall of vestry. Single lancet in south wall. North chapel has twin lancets - all C19. North aisle wall has two 2-light windows with plate tracery. Trefoil-headed door to undercroft in west wall of aisle. Inner door to porch, C12, of 2 orders, with chevron and nail-head ornament. Alternate voussoirs of Purbeck and Ham Stone producing polychrome effect. Shafts with enriched scalloped caps. Oak door with ornamental ironwork - possibly by Street.

Internally, chancel has C19 pointed waggon roof. Re-set C13 piscina in south wall. Aisle and chapel arcades have circular columns with moulded caps. Original chancel arch re-set at vestry entrance, C12, pointed, with chevron ornament. Nave has a C15 waggon roof with moulded ribs - plaster panels gone. Carved bosses, and pointed cartouches along cornice Tower arch C15, segmental pointed. Font, C12, of tub form, with cable moulding. Second C19 font in tower. In north wall of chancel, early C16 monument to John Morton with crested canopy and indents of vanished brasses. Several good C18 wall monuments to members of the Morton- Pleydell family, in vestry, tower and at west end of nave. Pews, pulpits, choirstalls, all C19. RCHM Monument 1. (Dorset. Vol.III).

Listing NGR: SY8011897401

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970)

National Grid Reference: SY 80118 97401


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