CHAPEL OF SAINT CATHERINE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1304728
Date first listed:
14-Jul-1955
Statutory Address:
CHAPEL OF SAINT CATHERINE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHAPEL OF SAINT CATHERINE

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

County:
Dorset
District:
North Dorset (District Authority)
Parish:
Milton Abbas
National Grid Reference:
ST8012102338

Details

ST 80 SW 3/144 14-7-55

MILTON ABBAS MILTON ABBEY

Chapel of Saint Catherine

I

Consecrated ecclesiastical building. Originally a chapel of Milton Abbey. Late C12 - west wall of nave rebuilt and chancel walls raised in C18. Restored 1901 after a period of secular use. Flint and rubble stone walls with ashlar dressings. Stone slate roofs with coped gables - north slopes renewed with artificial stone slates, c1980. Nave and chancel. South wall of nave has a C12 doorway with segmental inner arch and round-headed outer arch with roll moulding; shafts with foliated caps. Remains of inscription on door jamb granting 120 days' indulgence. West of this a small C12 round-arched window. East of the door a C15 2-light square-headed window with ogee lights. 3 buttresses to this wall. East window, C18, in C15 style, of 3 lights. North wall of nave has C12 segmental-arched doorway. 2 windows matching those in south wall, 3 buttresses. West wall, C18, of ashlar stone and knapped flint, has a C19 lancet window. Interior. Walls plastered. Roofs, c1901, of tie-beam form. Chancel paved with old tiles, including some medieval decorative tiles - from the Abbey. Chancel arch, pointed, of 2 orders with roll moulding. Triple shafts with scalloped caps. Nave paved with old tiles, including some decorative medieval tiles at west end. C15 carved bracket in east wall of chancel. Small niche by north door. Altar table appears C17. Good example of a largely unaltered small Norman church. RCHM. Monument 3. (Dorset. Vol.III)

Listing NGR: ST8012102338

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
103560
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1972)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 12 Dorset,

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: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/06188/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr JE Leeson. Source Historic England Archive
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