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PARISH CHURCH OF ST SIMON AND ST JUDE

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 SIMON AND ST JUDE

List entry Number: 1119180

Location

PARISH CHURCH OF ST SIMON AND ST JUDE

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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Winterborne Monkton

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: 106009

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SY 68 NE WINTERBORNE MONKTON

5/115 Parish Church of St Simon and St Jude 26.1.56 - II*

Parish Church. C13, chancel and nave, structurally undivided. C15 north porch added and subsequently rebuilt. c.1500 west tower added. Early C16, south arcade built and south aisle added. 1870 restoration included the rebuilding of the north wall of the chancel and nave east of porch. c.1875 addition of an organ chamber south of the chancel. Rubble stone walls with freestone dressings. Lead and slate roofs. Chancel: at the corners of the east wall and in the centre are restored pilaster buttresses; greater part of the wall rebuilt in C15 with a heavy moulded plinth. The C15 east window is of 3 cinquefoiled ogee lights with vertical tracery in a pointed head with a label and head stops. North wall has a restored C16 window of 3 round headed lights in a square head. Nave, north wall, two windows similar to north window of chancel. Early C13 north doorway: rounded jambs, segmental arch and hollow chamfered imposts. South aisle has in the south wall two restored C16 windows each of 3 four centred lights in a square head. South doorway now blocked has chamfered jambs and lintel. West wall has a window uniform with those in south wall. West tower early C16: 2 stages formerly divided into 3 storeys, moulded plinth, weathered string between the stages, parapet string and embattled parapet. Two stage diagonal buttresses. North east corner has a polygonal stair turret. West window is of two trefoiled ogee lights with tracery in a pointed head, moulded reveals, label and headstops. Former second storey has a square headed window in the east wall, over which the string course rises to form a label. Bell chamber has in each wall a pair of square headed lights, south and west restored with horizontal ties of stone. North porch C15 outer archway with moulded jambs and pointed head. Interior: early C16 south arcade of 3 bays has 4 centred and moulded arches springing from piers and half piers as responds, all with attached shafts having moulded bases and capitals carved with foliage and roses. Fittings: font, ootagonal with moulded and splayed bowl, plain stem and C20 base, perhaps C14. Piscina: in chancel, recess with chamfered jambs, moulded and crocketed ogee head and projecting base cut back, early C16. Screen, between chancel and nave C19 but incorporating two lengths of late C14 fretted tracery. Communion table, with turned legs, moulded upper rails and shaped brackets, late C17. Royal Arms: nave north wall, of George III after 1816 painting in moulded frame. Monument and floor slabs, C17 and C19, see RCHM. (R.C.H.M. Dorset II, p.390 (1)).

Listing NGR: SY6757187741

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970), 390

National Grid Reference: SY6757187741

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