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Church of All Saints. Railings at West End, and Churchyard Steps at South East Corner of Church of A, Dorchester

Description: Church of All Saints. Railings at West End, and Churchyard Steps at South East Corner of Church of A

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 8 May 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 104320

OS Grid Reference: SY6934490733
OS Grid Coordinates: 369344, 90733
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7154, -2.4356

Location: B3150, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1HS

Locality: Dorchester
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT1 1HS

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Listing Text

In the entry for:-
1.
5191 HIGH EAST STREET
(South Side)

7/2 Church of All Saints. Railings
at west end, and churchyard
steps at south east corner of
Church of All Saints.
SY 6990 8.5.50
B

The Grade shall be amended to II*
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HIGH EAST STREET
1.
5191
(South Side)
7/2 Church of All Saints. Railings
at west end, and churchyard
steps at south east comer of
Church of All Saints.
SY 6990 8.5.50
B

The Grade shall be amended to II*

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HIGH EAST STREET
1.
5191
(South Side)
Church of All Saints.
Railings at west end,
and churchyard steps at
south east corner of
Church of All Saints.
SY 6990 7/2 8.5.50.
B
2.
1843-5. Architect: Benjamin Ferrey, assisted by A D H Acland-Troyte, who also
helped (physically) to build it. Hammer dressed limestone with ashlar Ham stone
dressings. Pitched stone slate roofs, with coped gables on kneelers. 4 bay
nave, 2 aisles, vestry, chancel and north west tower. Moulded plinth, string
below windows, carved ornament in eaves cornice. Buttresses. Windows with
reticulated tracery. Tower has deeply moulded and traceried bell openings.
Octagonal broach spire with 3 storeys of traceried lucarnes, each with its
gablet over. Deeply moulded and elaborately carved door in base of tower, with
crocketed gable and circle with inscribed trilobe in tympanum: the carving was
personally excuted by Acland-Troyte.
Interior has hammer-beam roof with elegant wind braces. Fine monument to Matthew
Chubb (16l7) in porch.
Ornamental iron railings and gates at west end, and lamp bracket at south east
corner lighting ashlar steps into churohyard.
All Saint's Church and Nos 21 to 26 (consec) form a group with No 1 Cornhill.


Listing NGR: SY6934490733

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Source: English Heritage

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