CHURCH OF ST JAMES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1153940
Date first listed:
18-Mar-1955
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JAMES, DAGGONS ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JAMES, DAGGONS ROAD

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

County:
Dorset
District:
East Dorset (District Authority)
Parish:
Alderholt
National Grid Reference:
SU 10476 12606

Details

ALDERHOLT SU 11 SW DAGGONS ROAD

3/4 Church of St James

18.3.55 II

Parish Church, 1849 with chancel of 1922. Heathstone rubble with rubble dressings, ashlar dressings to chancel. Slated and tiled roofs with end stone copings except to west end and porch. These have crow stepped gables. Plan: nave; chancel; north vestry; west porch. 3 light mullioned and transomed west window with triangular head. Nave windows of a single light with chamfered triangular heads and chamfered surrounds separated by buttresses of 2 weathered stages. Chancel and vestry have trefoiled single light windows and offset buttresses. East window of 3 graduated lancets. Pointed west bellcote with wooden shingles. Porch has plain pointed arch. West doorway has chamfered, square head and continuous jambs. Double, 3-leaf, studded plank door.

Interior features: pointed, moulded chancel arch with semi-octagonal responds with moulded caps and bases; C19 panelled entrance lobby/ringing chamber; chancel has 2 bay arch-braced collar roof; nave has 4-bay braced king-post roof with tie beams and a single tier of purlins; C19 octagonal stone font with quatrefoil panels; C19/C20 pews; open gridwork timber pulpit from St Osmund, Parkstone, Poole.

A very simple and unusual church. (R.C.H.M. Dorset, Vol V, pl, no. 1 Newman, J and Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England Dorset, p.74).

Listing NGR: SU1047612606

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
107462
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1975), 1
Pevsner, N, Newman, J, The Buildings of England: Dorset, (1972), 74

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 29 Dec 2000
Reference: IOE01/02841/09
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