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Church of the Good Shepherd, Lake

Description: Church of the Good Shepherd

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 February 1992
English Heritage Building ID: 310162

OS Grid Reference: SZ5890983301
OS Grid Coordinates: 458909, 83301
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6464, -1.1682

Location: 44 A3055, Lake, Isle of Wight PO36 9LY

Locality: Lake
County: Isle of Wight
Country: England
Postcode: PO36 9LY

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Listing Text

1352-0/4/126 Church of the Good Shepherd

Church. 1892 Architect Temple Moore in Decorated style with
flowing tracery . Built of stone rubble with pantiled roof and
partially timber-framed porch. Unusual double 3-bay nave with
central bellcote, 2-bay chancel flanked by Lady Chapel to
north-east and organ chamber to south-west and west porch
flanked by two rooms, one a vestry. West front has 2 gables
with 1 window each, the left-hand one with trefoil-headed
arches, the right-hand one cinquefoil headed. 1 storey porch
the whole width with two 3-light casements and central gabled
wooden and rendered gable with inscription "The Good Shepherd
giveth his life for the sheep". Cambered headed doorcase with
plank doors flanked by side lights. North nave has 2 double
cinquefoil-headed lights, south nave has 2 double
trefoil-headed lights, all with buttresses.
Interior: vestibule under west porch has central half-round
columns with wooden panelled doors either side leading to
naves, 4-panelled doors to clergy vestry and other room and
1/4 circle corner seats. Good iron handles and stone floor.
naves are divided by 3 stone arches with mouldings dying into
square piers, placed diagonally with chamfered angles. The
penultimate pair to the west has attached by a plinth an
octagonal stone font with quatrefoil motifs. Roofs of
crownpost type with ribbed ceiling having square carved and
boarded soffit. Octagonal carved wooden pulpit on stone base
and carved wooden eagle lectern. Good stained glass windows
including a panel depicting 1st World War soldiers. Chancel
has 2 tall chancel arches with dying mouldings and rectangular
light above, and arches divided by octagonal piers to form
Lady Chapel and organ loft. Large West window with flowing
tracery and good stained glass depicting Christ as the Good
Shepherd flanked by David as Shepherd boy and king. Good
wooden panelling to sanctuary, choir stalls and organ chamber.
(Buildings of England:Lloyd D:Hampshire and the Isle of
Wight:767) .

Listing NGR: SZ5890983301

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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