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Parish Church of St Nicholas, Arne

Description: Parish Church of St Nicholas

Grade: I
Date Listed: 20 November 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 108915

OS Grid Reference: SY9723888127
OS Grid Coordinates: 397238, 88127
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6928, -2.0405

Location: Arne Road, Arne, Dorset BH20 5BJ

Locality: Arne
Local Authority: Purbeck District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH20 5BJ

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There is also a scheduled monument, Heavy Anti-Aircraft Battery on Arne Hill, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text

SY 98 NE
7/2 Parish church of
23/11/59 Saint Nicholas
- I
Anglican Parish Church. C13, - largely unaltered. Ironstone walls,
tiled roofs with lower courses of stone slates, coped gable to porch.
Nave and chancel with no structural division; south porch. Belfry
formed in western bay of nave roof, - no external projection. South
wall has two C13 lancet windows. Triple lancet east window. North
wall has two C13 lancet and one square-headed window. C14 2-light
window in south wall. Blocked doorway in north wall of chancel.
Simple tie and collar-beam roof, plastered below common rafters.
C14 font, - stonework appears re-cut. Most furnishings Cl9.
Remains of medieval wall painting over door - simple floral pattern.
RCHM Monument I (Dorset vol II)

Listing NGR: SY9723788128

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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