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Description: Church of St Rumbold
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
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SU 01 NW PENTRIDGE VILLAGE
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
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Source: English Heritage
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