SAINT ALDHELM'S CHURCH

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1120333

Date first listed: 30-Aug-1984

Statutory Address: SAINT ALDHELM'S CHURCH

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Location

Statutory Address: SAINT ALDHELM'S CHURCH

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

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck (District Authority)

Parish: Lytchett Minster and Upton

National Grid Reference: SY 96922 94514

Summary

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History

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Details

LYTCHETT MiNGiER PIT BOTTOM SY 99 SE 4/91 Saint Aldhelm's Church - II* Private chapel. Built 1898, Architect G Crickmay, for Lord Eustace Cecil. Rock-faced ashlar lower walls, with smooth ashlar above, - nave walls buttressed. Tiled roofs with ornamental ridges. Corbel course at eaves, with carved heads. Nave, chancel, west tower, south porch, north vestry. West wall of tower built as a full-width buttress,with offsets. Pyramidal stone-slate roof with weathervane. Arched openings to belfry, framing bells. Corbel course below belfry. 2-light windows in lower stage. Porch has pointed-arched opening, with shafts with moulded caps. Lancet windows to nave. Single and paired lancets to chancel. Triple lancet east window. Interior has fairfaced stone walls. Pointed timber barrel ceilings to nave and chancel. Chancel arch on responds with foliage carving. Semi- circular tower arch. Simple stone font. Furnishings appear contemporary. East window glass by Kempe. See Pevsner "Buildings of England, Dorset". Lytchett Heath.



Listing NGR: SY9692294514

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 109001

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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