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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: 1120141



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

County: Dorset

District: East Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Chalbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 18-Mar-1955

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 107469

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CHALBURY SU 01 06 CHALBURY VILLAGE 12/11 Church of All Saints 18.3.55


Parish Church, C13 origin with C14 and C16 alterations. Extensive C18 alterations and refitting. Flint and rubble with ashlar dressings, partly faced in brick, partly rendered. Whitewashed. Tiled roofs with some stone slate margins. West bellcote. Chancel fenestration: east window of 3 graduated ogee, trefoil headed lights; blocked C13 lancet north; 2 C18 elliptically headed windows with leaded lights south. Nave fenestration: west wall has C18 round headed windows with keystone and imposts; C18 round headed south windows; north wall has 2, probably C18, windows with 4 centred heads and reset medieval labels with carved stops. South porch has C18 archway with a semi-circular head.

Internal features: chancel arch in the form of a Palladian motif with shallow elliptical arch and slender Tuscan columns; raised bench pew in chancel with balustraded front and pilasters supporting canopy; C18 panelled box pews; C18 polygonal timber pulpit with panelled sides and moulded cornice; C18 west gallery; plastered barrel-vaulted roof, that to the chancel retaining C16 moulded tie-beams, the nave having plain tie beams; C18 reading desk matching other fittings, C15 font with octagonal stone bowl on octagonal panelled stem, set on re-used C18 marble attic base; C18 gadrooned font in form of baluster; C14 niche in chancel with trefoiled ogee head. Turned communion rails, 1970s, dedicated to Sir Owen Morshead. The interior is a fine example of a C18 parish church untouched by Victorian restoration. (R.C.H.M. Dorset, Vol V, p.2/3, no. 1.Newman J. and Pevsner N. The Buildings of England, Dorset, 1972, P.136).

Listing NGR: SU0185606840

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1975), 2/3
Pevsner, N, Newman, J, The Buildings of England: Dorset, (1972), 136

National Grid Reference: SU 01856 06840


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