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Former Church of the Holy Rood (Now Redundant), Coombe Keynes

Description: Former Church of the Holy Rood (Now Redundant)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 November 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 108558

OS Grid Reference: SY8426184105
OS Grid Coordinates: 384261, 84105
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6564, -2.2240

Location: Church Lane, Coombe Keynes, Dorset BH20 5PP

Locality: Coombe Keynes
Local Authority: Purbeck District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH20 5PP

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Listing Text

SY 8484
20.11.59 (East Side)

former Church of the
Holy Rood (now


Redundant church. Tower C13, rest of church rebuilt 1860-61. Architect Thomas
Hicks. Stone walls, stone slate roofs with coped gables. Nave, chancel, north
porch and west tower. Tower of two stages with pyramidal roof and shallow clasping
angle buttresses. Simple lancet windows - those in upper stage with pierced stone
panels. South wall of nave has four plain lancet windows, with intermediate
buttresses. Chancel has two similar windows. North elevations similar, but with
porch replacing one nave window. Porch has pointed arched doorway with lancet
window over.
Internally, roof of pine, of trussed rafter form, with arch-braced trusses. Some
C18 graveslabs in floor. C13 chancel arch - re-set. Most furnishings removed.
North wall to churchyard of brick, former boundary with The Old Parsonage.
RCHM Monument 1.

Listing NGR: SY8426184105

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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