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Description: Church of St John the Baptist
Date Listed: 26 January 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 104974
OS Grid Reference: ST7177502271
OS Grid Coordinates: 371775, 102271
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8193, -2.4020
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ST 70 SW PIDDLETRENTHIDE PLUSH
9/243 26-1-56 Church of St John
Chapel. 1848, by Benjamin Ferrey. Coursed squared rubble with
ashlar dressings. Gable-ended,tiled roof with stone copings. bearing
cross finials. Embattled parapet to nave. Plinth. Strings to
parapet, plinth and below windows. Plan: nave, chancel and south
vestry. Gabled west bellcote with 2 cinqfoiled openings. Nave
windows-are of 2 cinqufoiled lights under 2-centred heads. Norh and
south chancel windows are lancets. East window is of 3 cinqufoiled
lights with 'perpendicular' tracery. All major windows have labels
with carved head stops. Vestry has square headed window of 2 trefoiled
lights and 4-centred head door. West door has moulded, 2-centred head
with continuous jambs. Buttresses at angles and between nave windows.
Interior features: 2-centred moulded chancel arch, inner order running
into respond shafts with moulded capitals and bases and outer orders
continuous with jambs; 2-centred, moulded bellcote arch with respond
shafts bearing moulded bases and capitals; Hammer beam roofs with
moulded purlins and wall plates, the nave having wind-braced purlins;
late Cl2 monolithic, cylindrical stone font with flutings on
cylindrical stem; other fittings C19.
RCHM, Dorset, vol Iii, p 2l5-2l6. No 2.
Listing NGR: ST7177502271
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Source: English Heritage
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