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Description: Church of St Hubert
Date Listed: 18 March 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 107637
OS Grid Reference: SY9767098350
OS Grid Coordinates: 397670, 98350
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7847, -2.0344
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SY 99 NE BLANDFORD ROAD
10/10 Church of St Hubert
Parish church. C13 nave and chancel, C14 porch and west tower, extensions
of 1841, vestry mid C19, and restorations of 1850, 1865, 1930, and 1949.
Rubble carstone (ironstone) with limestone dressings, cement rendered on the
north side , brickwork in English bond; buttresses, thinner buttresses of
the C19. Tile roof, stone slates to the lower courses. Single cell chancel
and nave, with a former north porch now a chapel, a large south transept
(1841), western tower, and vestry (entered via the original priest's door).
Lancets, triple at the east end, two Perpendicular windows to the nave
(north side), coupled traceried windows (C19) high in the south transept and
chapel. The tower has three stepped stages, diagonal buttresses, and an
early C16 window above the west door (the entrance). Inside, the C15 roof
has a plaster barrel-vaulted ceiling, with moulded ribs and carved bosses,
integrated to a matching roof above the south transept. C15 Purbeck font
with panelled octagonal bowl, on a plain stem and moulded base. There is a
gallery at the west end, with a panelled front, brought forward diagonally
to a short square centre, resting on six thin spiral cast-iron columns;
another gallery at the south end of the transept has a flat panelled front,
on four thin metal columns. There is a Royal Coat of Arms for George III.
Listing NGR: SY9767098350
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Source: English Heritage
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