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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: 1119203



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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Warmwell

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: 105957

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7/65 Church of The Holy Trinity 26.1.56 II* GV

Parish Church. C13 nave. C17 west tower added or rebuilt. North porch, C17. Church restored in 1851. New chancel built in 1881 by R C Bennett of Weymouth. Rubble walls with freestone dressings. Clay tile roofs with stone slate eaves. Chancel has rook faced masonry walls, buttresses with set offs. Slate roof with stone gable copings and moulded kneelers. Stone cross at east gable. Nave. North wall has 2 windows, E.of 3 cinquefoiled lights in a square head with moulded reveals, C15. Western of 3 elliptical headed lights in a square head. East of the porch is the blocking of a former lancet. North doorway, C13 restored has jambs and a pointed arch of one chamfered order. The north porch has an outer archway with chamfered jambs and pointed head. South wall has two windows generally similar to those opposite. South doorway, C13, now blocked, has chamfered jambs and pointed head. Above it are the lines of a former porch roof. Further east is a blocked C13 lancet. West tower, C17, two stages with a plain parapet and without buttresses. In the east wall is a reset C15 doorway with nave moulded jambs and pointed head. In the west wall is a rectangular window with C19 brick splays, and there is a similar window above. The bell chamber has in each of the north, south and west walls, a rectangular window. The chancel has a chamfered plinth and string under the windows. The north and south walls have 3 lancets each. The east window has triple lancets, these are internally shafted and with capitals in C13 style. Moulded super-arch. Interior: chancel arch of 1881 has tripled responds with moulded bases and capitals. Pointed arch of 2 orders with multi roll mouldings, label with stops. Roofs: chancel has a steeply pitched arch braced roof with high collars, carried on carved stone corbels. Nave, has unusual design of roof with low collar beam, king post over, and diagonal struttings from wall plate to king posts, iron braced, C19. Fittings: font, Purbeck marble, tapeing octagonal bowl with 2 panels with pointed heads in each face, central stem with 8 C19 subsidiary shafts, original base, C13. Raised on C19 or C20 plinth. Conservation cross on jamb of north doorway, deeply incised cross potent. Wall tablets, several to the Richards family, C19, see R.C.H.M. Pulpit: of oak, polygonal with moulded panels and moulded cornice, C18. (R.C.H.M. Dorset II, p. 327 (1)).

Listing NGR: SY7527685798

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970), 327

National Grid Reference: SY 75276 85798


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