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

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History

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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

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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

End of official listing