British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Catholic Church of Our Lady, Marnhull

Description: Catholic Church of Our Lady

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 October 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 102757

OS Grid Reference: ST7831820074
OS Grid Coordinates: 378318, 120074
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9797, -2.3102

Locality: Marnhull
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT10 1JX

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Explore more of the area around Marnhull, Dorset at Explore Britain.

Listing Text


2/127 Catholic Church
4.10.60 of Our Lady (formerly
listed as Roman Catholic
Church of St Mary)
Church 1832 with extension of 1886 (RCHM). Coursed, squared rubble,
ashlar and render. Nave has Roman-tiled roof with stone slate
verges; stone coping with bell-cote. Chancel has steep pitched
gable-ended tiled roof. Weathered stage buttresses. Lancet windows.
Gable window of 3 graduated lancets. West ashlar porch with stone
slated roof with stone coping. Doorway has moulded 2-centred head
with returned label. Door is original and has a lattice of
diagonal ribs. Interior features: moulded 2-centred chancel arch
with capitals; octagonal font on octagonal stem; arch in chancel to
annex; west gallery; statue on carved angel corbel in nave; cinqufoiled
stoop in porch; 2-centred roll moulded west door; C20 seating; king-
post roof to nave.
RCHM, Dorset, vol III, p 152, no 2.

Listing NGR: ST7831820074

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.