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Description: Church of Saint Michael
Date Listed: 14 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 103414
OS Grid Reference: SY8802397536
OS Grid Coordinates: 388023, 97536
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7773, -2.1712
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SY 89 NE ANDERSON MANOR
7/1 Church of Saint Michael
Former parish church, now redundant. Medieval origin, transept added 1755,
whole Church largely rebuilt 1882. Architect Walter J Fletcher, of Wimborne,
Nave, Chancel, south transept, south porch. Walls, nave of flint and stone
banding, transept of flint and brick bonding, chancel plastered. Chamfered
plinth. Tiled roofs with stone eaves courses, coped gables and ornamental
ridge tiles. Double stone bell cote at west end, gabled, with trefoiled
arches, supported on a shallow pilaster buttress on west wall. C19 porch
in angle of nave and transept, of glazed timbering on flint and stone base,
with stone slate roof. West of this a 2-light square-headed window with
trefoiled lights. 2-light traceried window in transept. Single-light
square-headed windows, with trefoiled lights, in north and south chancel
walls. 2-light pointed arched traceried window in east wall. North wall
of nave has two 2-light square-headed windows with trefoiled lights.
Internally, chancel has a pine roof with cusped braced principals. Nave and
transept roofs of pine, arch-braced. C19 pine pews and pulpit. Small C19
octagonal font. Bowl of. earlier font on floor of transept, with part of base.
On south wall of nave a circular marble monument to Margaret Golpine, died
1803, signed J Brine. 1807.
Churchyard wall, probably C19, of brick, with shallow piers and plain coping.
(RCHM Monument 1. Dorset. Vol.III)
Listing NGR: SY8802397536
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Source: English Heritage
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