Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1120176

Date first listed: 18-Mar-1955

Statutory Address: ST ALDHELM'S CHAPEL


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Statutory Address: ST ALDHELM'S CHAPEL

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

County: Dorset

District: East Dorset (District Authority)

Parish: Cranborne

National Grid Reference: SU 06162 14652


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7/9 St Aldhelm's Chapel

18.3.55 II

Chapel of Ease, now redundant, dated 1838. Banded brick and flint with rusticated brick quoins and ashlar dressings, slate roof. Plan: combined nave and chancel; north chapel; north tower. In an electric classical style. Round-headed ashlar windows with moulded architraves and stone keystones, some with transoms at the springing line. Modillioned brick cornice. Rusticated west doorway with double, panelled doorway in pilastered surround; 3-light window over. Belfry has 2-light round-headed ashlar windows. Ashlar open cupola with round arches on Roman Doric columns surmounted by a vase finial.

Internal features (RCHM): reset C16 and C17 panelling; wall tablet to Henry Brouncher and family 1825; reset stone cartouche with painted arms; gadrooned stone font with fluted bowl, probably 1838; (Pevsner) Openwork pulpit incorporating C17 work. (RCHM, Dorset, vol. V, p.7, no.2., Newman, J and Pevsner, N., The Buildings of England: Dorset, 1972, p.105.)

Listing NGR: SU0616214652


The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 107346

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1975), 7
Pevsner, N, Newman, J, The Buildings of England: Dorset, (1972), 105

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