CHURCH OF THE HOLY SPIRIT AND ST EDWARD

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1304342
Date first listed:
21-Mar-1983
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF THE HOLY SPIRIT AND ST EDWARD, VICTORIA AVENUE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF THE HOLY SPIRIT AND ST EDWARD, VICTORIA AVENUE

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

County:
Dorset
District:
Purbeck (District Authority)
Parish:
Swanage
National Grid Reference:
SZ 02965 79095

Details

VICTORIA AVENUE 1. 5190 Church of the Holy Spirit and St Edward SZ 0279 SE 5/145 II

2. Roman Catholic. Built 1904. Designed by Canon A Scoles. Purbeck Stone walls. Modern tiled roof. Nave chancel, west (liturgical south) transept. Open bell-cote over crossing. Built in a "Decorated" Gothic style. The "west" (the north) wall has a central arched doorway with a sculptured tympanum. Above this is a large traceried window. Two-light traceried windows to the nave. The interior has plastered walls. Canted plaster ceilings to nave and chancel, that to the nave with wood ribs. Paintings behind the high altar and chapel (transept) altar c1926. That behind the high altar depicts Saint Edward (of Corfe Castle). Purbeck Stone boundary walls to Victoria Avenue and Rempstone Road, with "rustic" capping. Modern iron gates.

Listing NGR: SZ0296579095

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
108273
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 16 May 2002
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