CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1304213
Date first listed:
18-Mar-1955
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, HARLEY LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, HARLEY LANE

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

County:
Dorset
District:
East Dorset (District Authority)
Parish:
Gussage All Saints
National Grid Reference:
ST 99845 10827

Details

GUSSAGE ALL SAINTS ST 91 SE HARLEY LANE

5/36 Church of All Saints 18.3.55

GV 1

Parish church, C14 with upper stage of tower C15. North vestry and general restoration of 1864, by Ewan Christian. Flint and rubble walls with ashlar dressings; tower partly in ashlar and partly in banded flint and ashlar. Tiled roofs with gable stone copings. Shallow 2-stage buttresses. Plan: nave, chancel, south tower above porch and north vestry. 2-light pointed windows with curvilinear tracery. Similar 3-light east chancel window and west nave window. 3 stage south tower with embattled parapet and square-set buttresses to the first stage. 2-light belfry windows with Perpendicular tracery and stopped labels. Polygonal vice with original door to west. Pointed south arch to porch of 2 chamfered orders.

Internal features: C19 chancel arch (said to be by Hicks) of 3 chamfered orders the innermost springing from a respond shaft with C19 carved capitals; vestry arch of 3 chamfered orders; cusped rere-arches to windows; C19, 4-bay arch braced collar roof to nave springing from wall shafts with C19 carved capitals; C19 waggon roof to chancel; C14 recess with crocketted ogee head and other enrichments; piscinae in nave and chancel; continuous C19 scroll- moulded string course to nave; 2 floor brasses with black letter inscriptions, one dated 1574 and the other 1508; C14 font with octagonal bowl on cylindrical stem; C18 organ by Walker; other fittings largely C19. (RCHM, Dorset, vol V, p.18-19, no. 1., Newman J and Pevsner N., The Buildings of England: Dorset, 1972, p.218.)

Listing NGR: ST9984010829

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
107373
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1975), 18-19
Pevsner, N, Newman, J, The Buildings of England: Dorset, (1972), 218

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: 03 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/03182/02
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Letcher. Source Historic England Archive
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