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Church of St Rumbold, Pentridge

Description: Church of St Rumbold

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 107410

OS Grid Reference: SU0331617823
OS Grid Coordinates: 403316, 117823
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9598, -1.9541

Location: Earthpits Lane, Pentridge, Dorset SP5 5QX

Locality: Pentridge
Local Authority: East Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: SP5 5QX

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Listing Text

(North-west side)

3/73 Church of St Rumbold


Parish church, chancel 1815 (Newman and Pevsner), remainder 1855-7: 1855-7
work by Slater. Squared rubble and flint with ashlar dressings, tiled roof.
Plan: west tower, nave, chancel, south porch. In the Decorated style. West
tower: 2 stages with short broach spire; square-set buttresses; 2-light
pointed west window with curvilinear tracery; loop to first stage; belfry
has cinquefoiled lancets. Main body of church has 2-light, pointed windows
with curvilinear tracery. Pointed, chamfered door to south chancel wall.
3-light, pointed east window with curvilinear tracery and labels with head
stops. Timber south porch with pointed arch, cusped bargeboards and original

Internal features: pointed chancel arch on respond half-columns; braced,
scissor-truss roof to nave; boarded waggon roof to chancel; C19 octagonal
font; C19 pews; C19 glass; C18 wall monument to Robert and Elizabeth Browning,
great grandparents of the poet. (RCHM, Dorset, vol V, p 53, no. 1. Newman, J
and Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Dorset, 1972, p 312).

Listing NGR: SU0331617823

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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