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PARISH CHURCH OF ST PETER

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 ST PETER

List entry Number: 1304234

Location

PARISH CHURCH OF ST PETER, VILLAGE STREET

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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Chetnole

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 31-Jul-1961

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 106039

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

CHETNOLE ST 6008 VILLAGE STREET (East side) 6/21 Parish Church of Saint Peter 31-7-61

- II*

Anglican Parish Church. C13 origin. Tower C15, Porch C17, chancel rebuilt and aisle added 1860-65, architect W Slater. Rubble stone walls, tiled roofs with coped gables. Separate gabled roofs to nave and aisle. Nave, north aisle of 4 bays, chancel, west tower, south porch. Tower of 3 stages, with battlemented parapet and corner pinnacles. Moulded string course with carved gargoyles below parapet. 2-light Perpendicular windows to belfry, with pierced stone. panels. On west face, clock with plaque dated 1878. Main west window of 3-lights, with Perpendicular tracery. West door below this, in moulded pointed arch. Diagonal buttresses and moulded plinth. In south wall of nave, west of porch, one C13 lancet. Round-arched doorway to porch. East of porch. 2 C15 - Perpendicular style 3-light windows, with hoodmoulds. South wall of chancel - C19 - has two 2-light Perpendicular style windows with hoodmoulds. Diagonal buttresses to chancel. East window of 3 lights, Perpendicular style, with hoodmould. North wall of chancel has 2 windows, as in south wall. In east wall of north aisle, a re-set C15 three-light Perpendicular style window. Diagonal buttresses to aisle. North wall of aisle has four 3-light Perpendicular style windows, - C19. Internally, walls of nave and chancel stripped, aisle walls plastered. Late C15 barrel roof to nave, with moulded ribs, carved bosses and enriched moulded wall plate. C19 roofs of similar design to chancel and aisle - all boarded internally. Stone flag floor in nave - C19 tiles in chancel. North arcade has moulded arches, piers with attached shafts and carved caps. Chancel arch. C19 has single shafts with moulded caps. Carved stone corbels in wall above this, supporting nave roof ribs. Tower arch has single shafts with carved caps. On each side of this, angle corbels with carved heads support eastern buttresses to tower. Font, C19, octagonal, with quatrefoil panels. C19 oak pulpit. Piscina in south nave wall.( RCHM Monument 1. (Dorset. Vol.I))

Listing NGR: ST6022408190

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1952)

National Grid Reference: ST 60224 08190

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