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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.


List entry Number: 1216512



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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Nether Cerne

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 26-Jan-1956

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 401929

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4/101 Church of All Saints 26-1-56 GV I

Former Parish Church. Late C13 nave and chancel, undivided, and south chapel. West Tower added late C15. North Porch, C17. Church restored in 1876. Local rubble walls, banded with flints, and with freestone dressings. Tile and stone slate roofs. Chancel has a late C13 east window of 3 graduated lancets with a common rear-arch. North wall has 3 single-light windows, of C13 origin, eastermost enlarged. South wall has a C14 arch, segmental-pointed and of 2 chamfered orders, flanking it are 2 windows. South Chapel has a lancet in east wall, which has shafted responds internally, with water-holding bases, and simple moulded capitals. Large cinquefoiled rear-arch. South window of three trefoiled lights, with geometric tracery in a two-centred head. West Tower, 3 stages, with a restored parapet with C19 half-angels and pinnacles. Stair-turret on north side has a pyramidal capping with a carved finial. West window is of two ogee lights with uncusped tracery in a 4-centred head, with moulded reveals and label. 2nd stage window of one pointed light. Bell-chamber has in each wall a window of 2 four-centred lights. North porch, outer archway, C17, with chamfered jambs and two-centred head.

Interior: roof construction, C19, arch-braced collars with cusped bracing coming down onto stone corbels; wall-plate has ashlaring. Fittings: Font, circular stone bowl, gadrooned, C13, octagonal stone stem with spur feet in the diagonals, C14. Wall Tablet, south chapel, white marble: "to Henry Sheering, gent of Upwey in the County of Dorset died May 24th 1810, aged 90 years. Also Elizabeth his wife, died Feb. 17th 1766". (RCHM Dorset I, p.85 (1))

Listing NGR: SY6699298207

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset I West, (1952)

National Grid Reference: SY 66990 98206


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