PARISH CHURCH OF ST GILES

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1119416

Date first listed: 11-Nov-1966

Statutory Address: PARISH CHURCH OF ST GILES

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Location

Statutory Address: PARISH CHURCH OF ST GILES

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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset (District Authority)

Parish: Hooke

National Grid Reference: ST 53547 00167

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Details

ST 50 SW HOOKE HOOKE VILLAGE

2/130 Parish Church of 11.11.66 St Giles

GV I

Parish Church. C15 nave. Early C16 south chapel. Chancel rebuilt 1840 (NP). South tower-porch and vestry, 1874. Local rubble and ashlar walls, rock-faced masonry to C19 additions. Clay-tile roofs of fish-scale shape. Stone gable- copings with plain crosses on apices. Chancel, short with diagonal buttresses. East window of three trefoiled lights with tracery in a two-centred head with a label. Nave, with one buttress midway as north. North wall has 2 C15 windows, both of 3 cinquefoiled lights in square heads, western has a label with head-stops. West wall has a C15 doorway with moulded jambs, 4-centred arch in a square head, with a label and head-stops of a bishop and a king, traceried spandrels with paterae. South chapel has 3 windows in south wall of 2 four-centred lights in a square head, with moulded reveals and label. East wall has one of the same. South Tower: 3 stages, divided by strings and with an embattled parapet. Entrance: pointed-arch with label, 2-leaf plank door. 2nd stage has a single trefoiled light. Top stage, 2-light cusped, with panel tracery over. Label returned over. Interior: Chancel-arch, moulded responds and pointed arch, C19. Entrance to south chapel: moulded and 3-centred, with responds, continuous bands of running foliage ornament. On the soffit is a continuous band of quatrefoils enclosing shields; shield at the apex bears the arms of Coleshill impaling Cheyney, for Sir John Coleshill and Elizabeth (Cheyney) his wife. North wall of the chapel has a restored fireplace-recess. The C15 south doorway has chamfered jambs and 2-centred head. Fittings: Font, unusual, elongated hexagonal bowl, set against the wall, the outer faces with panels enclosing 6-pointed figures, or quatrefoiled panels enclosing paterae, C15. Cylindrical stem with moulded capital and base. Niches: North wall of nave, 3-sided canopy with crocketed heads and spine, angel-corbel. East splay of north-west window, carved bracket. Brass: nave north wall to Edmond Semar 1523-4, inscription only.

(RCHM Dorset I, p125(1))

Listing NGR: ST5354700168

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 105455

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1974), 125

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