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Description: Church of St Martin
Date Listed: 14 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 103303
OS Grid Reference: ST8748106969
OS Grid Coordinates: 387481, 106969
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8621, -2.1792
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ST 80 NE BRYANSTON OLD BUILDINGS
5/29 Church of St Martin
Parish church, now school chapel. 1895-8 by E P Warren for Lord Portman.
Ashlar faced brick. Stone, slate, tiled and lead roofs with end stone copings.
Plant west tower, nave, chancel, south chapel and aisle, north chapel and vestry.
Decorated and Perpendicular style. Square-set buttresses. 5-stage west tower
with octagonal vice turret and embattled parapet. Pointed west doorway. Belfry
openings are double pointed with pierced stone lights except to the south face
which has a similar single-light opening. String course continued as a label
over the openings. Nave and aisle windows are generally of 3 or (-lights under
square or pointed heads with Perpendicular tracery. East chancel window of
Internal features; 4-bay south arcade with pointed arches of 2-chamfered orders
dying into elongated octagonal piers. Similar 2 bay north arcade. Pointed tower
and chancel arches. Chancel and south chapel have segmental pointed barrel roofs,
Nave has collar-truss roof. Aisles have lean-to roofs. C20 octagonal marble font.
(F. P. Pitfield, Dorset Parish Churches A-D, 1981, p,125-128. Newman, J. and
Pevsner, N. The Buildings of England: Dorset, 1972, p.121)
Listing NGR: ST8748606969
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Source: English Heritage
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