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Church of All Saints, Tarrant Monkton

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 14 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 103712

OS Grid Reference: ST9439308820
OS Grid Coordinates: 394393, 108820
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8789, -2.0811

Location: Tarrant Monkton, Dorset DT11 8RX

Locality: Tarrant Monkton
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT11 8RX

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Listing Text


13/84 Church of All Saints

Parish Church, chancel c.1400, nave and tower C15, some refenestration and
alterations both C16 and C18, general restoration, north aisle, south chapel
and north porch 1873. Banded ashlar and flint with ashlar dressings, tiled
roofs with stone gable copings. Plan: nave, chancel; west tower; north aisle;
north porch; south chapel. West tower: partially rebuilt C18; 2 stages separated
by ashlar plat-band; diagonal and square-set buttresses; 2-light C15 west window
with square head with chamfered loop above; C18 east belfry window of 2-lights
flanked by reset medieval head stops; reset C15 west belfry window of 2-lights
in pointed head; plain parapet above moulded string with gargoyles. Nave: C19
north window of 3-lights under square head; south wall has 2 medieval, 3-light
square headed windows. Chancel: C18 lancets of one and 2 lights to north and
south walls; C18 east window of 3 graduated lancets; south wall has restored
medieval with chamfered, pointed head and continuous jambs. The aisle and
chapel have C19 one, 2 and 3-light windows with curvilinear tracery. C19 open,
gabled timber porch.

Internal features: pointed chancel arch of 2 chamfered orders, the outer
continuous and the inner dying into the responds; pointed tower arch of a
single chamfered order continuous with the jambs; 2 bay arcade with segmental
pointed arches of 2 chamfered orders, the outer continuous with the responds and
square pier; segmental barrel roof to chancel; C19 braced scissor-truss roof with
ashlar pieces to nave; C19 collar-truss roof to aisle; late C17 octagonal pulpit
with 2 heights of fielded panelling and enriched cornice; C12 font with tapering
square bowl with 4 rounded headed panels per side on plain centre shaft with
4 cornershafts; C19 monuments; other features largely C19 or C20. (RCHM, Dorset,
vol.IV, p.108/9, no.1., Newman, J. and Pevsner, N. The Buildings of England:
Dorset, 1972, p.419.)

Listing NGR: ST9439308820

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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