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Roman Catholic Church of Our Lady, Queen of Martyrs and St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Dorchester, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7149 / 50°42'53"N

Longitude: -2.4396 / 2°26'22"W

OS Eastings: 369059

OS Northings: 90680

OS Grid: SY690906

Mapcode National: GBR PY.RF8B

Mapcode Global: FRA 57S6.1DH

Entry Name: Roman Catholic Church of Our Lady, Queen of Martyrs and St Michael

Listing Date: 8 May 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119061

English Heritage Legacy ID: 104360

Location: Dorchester, West Dorset, Dorset, DT1

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Dorchester

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Dorchester and West Stafford

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

HIGH WEST STREET
1.
5191
(South Side)
Roman Catholic Church of
Our Lady, Queen of Martyrs
and St Michael
SY 6990 7/242
II GV
1889. Originally the Church of St Michael at Westport, Wareham: removed here
in 1906-7. Architect: Canon A Scoles. Rock-faced Portland with ashlar dressings.
Pitched slate roof with tile cresting and coped gables. 1 storey. Aisleless.
Corner buttresses and buttresses along west side. North end has 3 simple lancets
with linked hood moulds, string above, rose window with bar tracery and hoodmould
above that, and pointed niche with statue of Virgin and Child in gable end.
West side has planked double doors in moulded pointed arch with hoodmould and
plain tympanum. 6 pairs of paired lancets with hood moulds
Nos 13 to 15 (consec), The Old Ship Public House, No 18, 19, The Royal Oak Public
House, Nos 21 to 24 (consec) and Church of Our Lady form a group.


Listing NGR: SY6905990680

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