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Church of All Saints, Ferndown Town

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 18 March 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 107650

OS Grid Reference: SZ0551898805
OS Grid Coordinates: 405518, 98805
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7888, -1.9231

Location: Stapehill Road, Ferndown, Dorset BH21 7LX

Locality: Ferndown Town
Local Authority: East Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH21 7LX

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Listing Text

12/24 Church of All Saints
Parish church. Of Norman origin, C14 chancel and Tower, vestry 1823,
restoration of 1896 with addition of north aisle, north porch and organ
chamber. Walls of ironstone rubble with ashlar dressings. Tile roof. Nave
of three bays with north aisle, chancel with organ chamber and vestry, west
tower. The chancel has three bays with coupled traceried windows (one on
each side masked by the later additions), and a 3-light east window with
reticulate tracery. The windows of the aisle are of similar form and those
of the nave of Perpendicular-style. The tower, of two stages, has a plinth,
string course, thin diagonal stepped buttresses and embattled parapet, the
access stairway being at the north east corner. The east end of the nave,
south side, has a projecting rood stair. The interior has a series of old
features; a C12/13 font, C18 communion rails, and C16 oak benches in the
choir. There are several wall monuments of the C18 and early C19 and one of
1630, havinga bust set within aclassical framework of a Corinthian Order.
The west wall of the nave has a hatchment and a Royal Coat of Arms of George
II 1754; within the tower are two bequest boards, of 1857. RCHM

Listing NGR: SZ0551898805

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Source: English Heritage

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