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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: 1118809



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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Piddletrenthide

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: 104974

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ST 70 SW PIDDLETRENTHIDE PLUSH 9/243 26-1-56 Church of St John the Baptist - II

Chapel. 1848, by Benjamin Ferrey. Coursed squared rubble with ashlar dressings. Gable-ended,tiled roof with stone copings. bearing cross finials. Embattled parapet to nave. Plinth. Strings to parapet, plinth and below windows. Plan: nave, chancel and south vestry. Gabled west bellcote with 2 cinqfoiled openings. Nave windows-are of 2 cinqufoiled lights under 2-centred heads. Norh and south chancel windows are lancets. East window is of 3 cinqufoiled lights with 'perpendicular' tracery. All major windows have labels with carved head stops. Vestry has square headed window of 2 trefoiled lights and 4-centred head door. West door has moulded, 2-centred head with continuous jambs. Buttresses at angles and between nave windows. Interior features: 2-centred moulded chancel arch, inner order running into respond shafts with moulded capitals and bases and outer orders continuous with jambs; 2-centred, moulded bellcote arch with respond shafts bearing moulded bases and capitals; Hammer beam roofs with moulded purlins and wall plates, the nave having wind-braced purlins; late Cl2 monolithic, cylindrical stone font with flutings on cylindrical stem; other fittings C19. RCHM, Dorset, vol Iii, p 2l5-2l6. No 2.

Listing NGR: ST7177502271

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset III Central, (1970), 215-216

National Grid Reference: ST 71775 02271


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