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Church of St John the Baptist, Iwerne Courtney or Shroton

Description: Church of St John the Baptist

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 103181

OS Grid Reference: ST8415815080
OS Grid Coordinates: 384158, 115080
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9350, -2.2268

Locality: Iwerne Courtney or Shroton
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT11 8RA

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Listing Text


1/93 Church of St John
14-7-55 the Baptist


Chapel of Ease, possible of medieval origin though extensively rebuilt in 1856 and
restored 1899. Rough ashlar with ashlar dressings. Roof of tiles and stone-
slates. West-gable bellcote dated l839 (RCHM). Simple rectangular plan in the
'Perpendicular' style. Pointed east window of 3 lights under stopped label.
North wall has 2 2-light square headed windows. The south wall has a pointed
2-light square-headed, window yo the east and to the west 2 single light square
headed windows flanking a pointed, roll-moulded doorway. The roof is a ribbed,
plastered barrel vault. Fittings removed (RCHM, Dorset vol III, p 127/8, no 2).

Listing NGR: ST8415815080

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

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