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PARISH CHURCH OF SAINT MARY, CHARBOROUGH

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.

Name: PARISH CHURCH OF SAINT MARY, CHARBOROUGH

List entry Number: 1120553

Location

PARISH CHURCH OF SAINT MARY, CHARBOROUGH

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

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Morden

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 20-Nov-1959

Date of most recent amendment: 28-Mar-1984

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 108403

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SY 99 NW MORDEN CHARBOROUGH PARK

3/125 Parish Church of Saint Mary, 20/11/59 Charborough

GV II *

Formerly listed as "Chapel of St Mary, Charborough House". Parish Church. Rebuilt 1775. - replacing a medieval church and remodelled 1837. Plastered walls, with stone dressings, slate roof, with battlemented parapet. Small bell turret with spirelet at west end. Simple rectangular plan - no structural chancel. In early Gothic Revival style. Single pinnacles at angles, and over east gable. Classical cornice and pilasters. Side walls have 2-light windows with simple tracery. East and west windows of 3 lights, with Perpendicular style tracery. At west end, an open porch with slender column s supporting depressed 4-centred arches carrying battlemented flat roof. Internally, a pitched timber roof with moulded panelled ceiling with painted Coats of Arms at intersections. Several C18 and early C19 wall monuments including one by Sir Richard Westmacott. A considerable amount of imported C17 carved wood- work - mostly Flemish, installed in 1823, (commemorative tablet on west wall). This includes 2 carved brackets in nave, candelabrum in nave, communion rails, altar table with reredos, stalls on south wall of sanctuary, surmounted by another reredos , reading desk, 2-decker pulpit. Early C19 painted glass in east window. Graded II* for furnishings. RCHM Monument 2.

Listing NGR: SY9251597852

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 12 Dorset,

National Grid Reference: SY 92515 97852

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