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PARISH CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS

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: PARISH CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS

List entry Number: 1118668

Location

PARISH CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS

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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Littlebredy

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 26-Jan-1956

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 105255

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Details

SY 58 NE LITTLEBREDY LITTLEBREDY VILLAGE

3/135 Parish Church of St Michael and All Angels 26.1.56

GV II*

Parish Church. C13 chancel and C14 south tower. Church largely rebuilt in 1850 to designs of B. Ferrey, with A. Troyte-Acland overseeing the work. Rubble-stone and dressed stone walls. Stone slate roofs with stone gable-copings and crosses over triangular apex-blocks. Nave, north aisle, south-east aisle, chancel, south vestry, south porch with tower and spire over. Chancel, 2 bays, with 2 C13 lancets (restored) in north wall, south wall similar, though with a C14 two-light window to west of two trefoiled ogee lights with a quatrefoil in a 2-centred head. East window, 3-lights, C20. South tower-porch, with newel-stair by Ferrey. Entrance with pointed segmental head and straight-chamfered jambs. Single light with trefoiled-ogee head over. String. 2-light trefoiled bell-openings with quatrefoil head over. Plank door, studded and with ornamental strap-hinges. String over, and a flat stone parapet. Small carved gargoyles. Octagonal stone spire, with lucarnes by Ferrey. Nave: altogether 5 bays, work of Ferrey. Diagonal buttresses and also buttressed between the windows. South wall has two 2-light trefoil-headed windows with quatrefoil over, (plate tracery). South-east chapel (Ferrey), four-light window with trefoil-ogee heads. Label over with head-stops. North aisle, also Ferrey, 3 bays. Interior: Nave, the arcades have round columns with moulded capitals and pointed arches, straight-chamfered with sunk quadrants. Foliage in the bells of the south aisle capitals. Chancel-arch, with responds, moulded capitals and straight-chamfered mouldings with sunk quadrants. Chancel east window with Purbeck marble shafts and capitals, with stone rings and moulded stone arches with dogtooth. Roofs: of pointed arch-braced type with high collars and king-posts, carried on carved stone corbels. Fittings: Piscina, chancel, recess with shafted jambs, trefoiled head, label and round drain, C13. Font: stone round bowl with 4 colonettes and central stem for base, C19. Pulpit, stone, octagonal, with muntins at the arrises, C19. Monuments: white marble wall-tablet, to Jane, wife of Robert Williams, 1841, aged 102, daughter of Francis Chassereau of Niort, France, who was exiled aged 14 at the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes. White marble wall-tablet with fluted pilasters, to John Bridge, Gent., late of Winford Eagle in the county of Dorset, died October 25th 1813, aged 56 years, and of Ann Bridge. (RCHM Dorset I, p. 37 (1)).

Listing NGR: SY5876889028

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1974), 37

National Grid Reference: SY 58768 89028

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