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Chapel of St John the Evangelist (Creech), Steeple

Description: Chapel of St John the Evangelist (Creech)

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 20 November 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 108696

OS Grid Reference: SY9106282424
OS Grid Coordinates: 391062, 82424
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6414, -2.1277

Location: Steeple, Dorset BH20 5DF

Locality: Steeple
Local Authority: Purbeck District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH20 5DF

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Listing Text

9/239 (West Side)
Chapel of St John the
Evangelist (Creech)

Small chapel-of-Ease - formerly private chapel to Creech Grange. Built 1746 by
Dennis Bond, incorporating C12 chancel arch from East Holme Priory. Rebuilt C19
except for north transept. In "Norman" style. Ashlar stone walls, stone slate
roofs with coped gables - part re-covered in asbestos sheeting. Nave, chancel,
north transept south vestry. West tower. Square tower with smaller square turret
with open arches and pyramid roof on moulded cornice. Round-headed window to nave,
with shallow buttresses between. Triple east window. Internally, good C12 chancel
arch, of two orders with chevron and nailhead ornament. Jamb shafts with carved
capitals. Chancel windows have inner moulding in "Norman" style. Corbel table at
eaves. West doorway and tower arch incorporate some C12 stonework. Plastered
barrel ceilings to nave and transept. Boarded barrel ceiling to chancel.
RCHM Monument 2.

Listing NGR: SY9106282424

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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