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Church of St Andrew, Winterborne Houghton

Description: Church of St Andrew

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 103380

OS Grid Reference: ST8202904398
OS Grid Coordinates: 382029, 104398
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8388, -2.2566

Location: Water Lane, Winterborne Houghton, Dorset DT11 0PE

Locality: Winterborne Houghton
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT11 0PE

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Listing Text

WINTERBORNE HOUGHTON
ST 80 SW -

6/104 Church of St Andrew
14-7-55
- II

Parish church, 1861 by T H Wyatt. Flint with random rubble, banded brick and
flint, part rendered, tiled roofs. Plan: nave, chancel, west tower, south porch,
north aisle and vestry. North arcade now blocked to form parish room in former
aisle. Embattled 2 stage tower has a pointed west window of 3-lights and
Perpendicular tracery. Above are twin lancets. Belfry has 2-light square-
headed Perpendicular windows with returned labels. All other windqws are Cl9
with Perpendicular tracery and have square, pointed or segmental-pointed heads
and are of 1, 2 or 3 lights. Gabled south porch. Plank door with wrought-iron
strap hinges.

Internal features: 3 bay, blocked, stilted, segmental pointed arcade on octagonal
columns with moulded capitals and bases; pointed chancel arch of 2 hollow
chamfered orders, the innermost of which dies into the responds; tower arch of
2 chamfered orders dying into the responds; nave has hammer beam roof with
arch-braced collars, king-posts and struts; chancel has wagoon roof; C15 font
with octagonal bowl, with quatrefoil panels enclosing leaf carving all on an
octagonal stem; other fittings largely C19. (RCHM, Dorset, vol.III, p.297,
no. 1. Newman, J. and Pevsner, N. The Buildings of England: Dorset, 1972,
p.481. )


Listing NGR: ST8202904398

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Source: English Heritage

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