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Church of All Saints. Railings at West End, and Churchyard Steps at South East Corner of Church of All Saints

A Grade II* Listed Building in Dorchester, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7154 / 50°42'55"N

Longitude: -2.4356 / 2°26'8"W

OS Eastings: 369344

OS Northings: 90733

OS Grid: SY693907

Mapcode National: GBR PY.RGCF

Mapcode Global: FRA 57S6.2YT

Entry Name: Church of All Saints. Railings at West End, and Churchyard Steps at South East Corner of Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 8 May 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1110582

English Heritage Legacy ID: 104320

Location: Dorchester, West Dorset, Dorset, DT1

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Dorchester

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Dorchester and West Stafford

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

In the entry for:-
1.
5191 HIGH EAST STREET
(South Side)

7/2 Church of All Saints. Railings
at west end, and churchyard
steps at south east corner of
Church of All Saints.
SY 6990 8.5.50
B

The Grade shall be amended to II*
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HIGH EAST STREET
1.
5191
(South Side)
7/2 Church of All Saints. Railings
at west end, and churchyard
steps at south east comer of
Church of All Saints.
SY 6990 8.5.50
B

The Grade shall be amended to II*

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HIGH EAST STREET
1.
5191
(South Side)
Church of All Saints.
Railings at west end,
and churchyard steps at
south east corner of
Church of All Saints.
SY 6990 7/2 8.5.50.
B
2.
1843-5. Architect: Benjamin Ferrey, assisted by A D H Acland-Troyte, who also
helped (physically) to build it. Hammer dressed limestone with ashlar Ham stone
dressings. Pitched stone slate roofs, with coped gables on kneelers. 4 bay
nave, 2 aisles, vestry, chancel and north west tower. Moulded plinth, string
below windows, carved ornament in eaves cornice. Buttresses. Windows with
reticulated tracery. Tower has deeply moulded and traceried bell openings.
Octagonal broach spire with 3 storeys of traceried lucarnes, each with its
gablet over. Deeply moulded and elaborately carved door in base of tower, with
crocketed gable and circle with inscribed trilobe in tympanum: the carving was
personally excuted by Acland-Troyte.
Interior has hammer-beam roof with elegant wind braces. Fine monument to Matthew
Chubb (16l7) in porch.
Ornamental iron railings and gates at west end, and lamp bracket at south east
corner lighting ashlar steps into churohyard.
All Saint's Church and Nos 21 to 26 (consec) form a group with No 1 Cornhill.


Listing NGR: SY6934490733

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