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Church of St Andrew, Sixpenny Handley

Description: Church of St Andrew

Grade: I
Date Listed: 18 March 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 107429

OS Grid Reference: ST9760714254
OS Grid Coordinates: 397607, 114254
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9277, -2.0354

Location: Sixpenny Handley, Dorset DT11 8DL

Locality: Sixpenny Handley
Local Authority: East Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT11 8DL

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Listing Text


5/93 Church of St Andrew
GV 1

Chapel of Ease, C12 nave, C13 chancel with alterations of the C14, C16, C18
and C19. Flint, part rendered, with ashlar dressings. Tiled roof with
sprocketted eaves and wooden west bellcote. Plan: structurally undivided
nave and chancel. North wall has a C13 chamfered, pointed lancet to the
chancel and C12 round-headed lancet to nave. C16 west window of 3 lights
under square head. South nave wall has a C19 2 light window west and C18
window of 2 square headed lights east. The south chancel wall has a C13
window of 2 trefoiled lights with a quatrefoil spandrel under a pointed
head with moulded label. The south doorway has a pointed head with sunk
chamfer and continuous jambs. The east window is of 2 restored C13 lancets.
Cl4 north doorway with chamfered pointed head and chamfered jambs. The south
wall bears much evidence of rebuilding and contains a blocked C12 doorway.

Internal features: C15 nave roof with 5 queen-strut, tie beam trusses and
chamfered wall-plates; C19 waggon roof to chancel; C13 niche and piscina;
late C17 pulpit with chip carved panelled sides and steps having turned
balusters; C12 font with round bowl on cylindrical stem; C15 glass roundel;
most glass C19; C13 or C14 wall-paintings including the Betrayal, the
Scourging, the Crucifixion, the Deposition and the Suicide of Judas;
C18 floorslabs. (RCHM, Dorset, vol V, p 65/6, no. 2. Newman, J and Pevsner, N.
The Buildings of England: Dorset, 1972, p 219).

Listing NGR: ST9760714256

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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