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Church of the Holy Spirit and St Edward, Swanage

Description: Church of the Holy Spirit and St Edward

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 March 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 108273

OS Grid Reference: SZ0296579095
OS Grid Coordinates: 402965, 79095
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6116, -1.9594

Location: Rempstone Road, Swanage, Dorset BH19 1AN

Locality: Swanage
Local Authority: Purbeck District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH19 1AN

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Listing Text

Church of the Holy Spirit
and St Edward
SZ 0279 SE 5/145

Roman Catholic. Built 1904. Designed by Canon A Scoles. Purbeck Stone walls.
Modern tiled roof. Nave chancel, west (liturgical south) transept. Open bell-cote
over crossing. Built in a "Decorated" Gothic style. The "west" (the north) wall has
a central arched doorway with a sculptured tympanum. Above this is a large traceried
window. Two-light traceried windows to the nave. The interior has plastered walls.
Canted plaster ceilings to nave and chancel, that to the nave with wood ribs.
Paintings behind the high altar and chapel (transept) altar c1926. That behind the
high altar depicts Saint Edward (of Corfe Castle). Purbeck Stone boundary walls to
Victoria Avenue and Rempstone Road, with "rustic" capping. Modern iron gates.

Listing NGR: SZ0296579095

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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