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Roman Catholic Church of Our Lady, Queen of Martyrs and St Michael, Dorchester

Description: Roman Catholic Church of Our Lady, Queen of Martyrs and St Michael

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 May 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 104360

OS Grid Reference: SY6905990680
OS Grid Coordinates: 369059, 90680
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7149, -2.4396

Location: 1 Alington Street, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1XA

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

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Listing Text

(South Side)
Roman Catholic Church of
Our Lady, Queen of Martyrs
and St Michael
SY 6990 7/242
1889. Originally the Church of St Michael at Westport, Wareham: removed here
in 1906-7. Architect: Canon A Scoles. Rock-faced Portland with ashlar dressings.
Pitched slate roof with tile cresting and coped gables. 1 storey. Aisleless.
Corner buttresses and buttresses along west side. North end has 3 simple lancets
with linked hood moulds, string above, rose window with bar tracery and hoodmould
above that, and pointed niche with statue of Virgin and Child in gable end.
West side has planked double doors in moulded pointed arch with hoodmould and
plain tympanum. 6 pairs of paired lancets with hood moulds
Nos 13 to 15 (consec), The Old Ship Public House, No 18, 19, The Royal Oak Public
House, Nos 21 to 24 (consec) and Church of Our Lady form a group.

Listing NGR: SY6905990680

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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