PARISH CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1120495
Date first listed:
02-Oct-1984
Statutory Address:
PARISH CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST

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Location

Statutory Address:
PARISH CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST

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

County:
Dorset
District:
Purbeck (District Authority)
Parish:
East Holme
National Grid Reference:
SY 89921 85962

Details

SY 88 NE EAST HOLME 5/112 Parish Church of St John the Evangelist

II

Small parish church, built 1865-6. Architect J Hicks. Ironstone walls, stone slate roofs with coped gables. In Gothic Revival style. Nave, chancel with north vestry. South porch. Small west bell turret with trefoil arch under stone gable. Plain lancet windows to nave and chancel. Triple lancets to east window. Double lancets to west window with quatrefoil over. Internal walls plastered, with contemporary mural paintings. Good carving to chancel arch capitals, nave and chancel roof corbels and cornices. Chancel and west windows have rere-arches with Purbeck marble shafts and carved caps. Arch-braced roofs to nave and chancel. All fittings contemporary except for a C17 brass tablet - from the former Priory Church. Three medieval stone coffin lids in churchyard - rather eroded. Good example of small C19 church. RCHM Monument 1. Note. The chancel arch from the former Pirory Church was re-erected in St John's Chapel, Creech-Steeple Parish - q.v.



Listing NGR: SY8992185962

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
108571
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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