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Description: Church of All Saints
Date Listed: 26 June 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 103758
OS Grid Reference: ST9251604059
OS Grid Coordinates: 392516, 104059
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8360, -2.1076
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TARRANT KEYNESTON VILLAGE STREET
ST 90 SW
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS
Parish church tower C15, remainder 1852. C19 work by T H Wyatt. Flint and
rubble, banded in the tower. Tiled roofs with stone copings. Plan: nave;
chancel; north vestry; north aisle; west tower. West tower: 2 stages and
embattled parapet separated by weathered strings; restored, pointed west
window with Perpendicular tracery and stopped label; diagonal buttresses;
small round-headed window to upper stage, south wall; square-headed, 2-light
Perpendicular windows to belfry. Most remaining windows are of one, 2 or
3 lights under pointed heads with Perpendicular tracery. North vestry has
a pointed 3-light, reticulated tracery window. Porch has a moulded, pointed
head and a label with carved stops.
Interior features; 3-bay pointed nave arcade on octagonal piers with moulded
caps; pointed tower arch of 2 chamfered orders dying into responds; chancel
arch is moulded and pointed with respond half-shafts and a label with carved
stops; C19 scissor truss roof to chancel; arch-braced collar truss springing
from corbels to nave; C19 octagonal timber pulpit entered by short vice; C19
octagonal stone font with quatrefoils to 4 sides; wrought-iron Art Nouveau
communion rails dated 1906; other features largely C19. (RCHM, Dorset, vol.IV,
p.101/2, no 1. Newman J and Pevsner, N. The Buildings of England: Dorset,
Listing NGR: ST9251604059
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Source: English Heritage
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