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Latitude: 50.619 / 50°37'8"N
Longitude: -2.5167 / 2°30'59"W
OS Eastings: 363545
OS Northings: 80051
OS Grid: SY635800
Mapcode National: GBR PW.MY49
Mapcode Global: FRA 57MF.MC2
Entry Name: Old Parish Church
Listing Date: 26 January 1956
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1118700
English Heritage Legacy ID: 105233
Location: Fleet, West Dorset, Dorset, DT3
District: West Dorset
Civil Parish: Fleet
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Fleet Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
SY 68 SW FLEET EAST FLEET
6/114 Old Parish Church
Former Parish Church, now Mortuary Chapel of the Mohuns c.C15 Chancel. Nave
damaged by a gale in 1824. Chancel repaired and enclosed by a new west wall, 1827.
Nave demolished 1827. Rubble-stone walls with stone sleeper buttresses at west
end. East end buttressed with set-offs. Stone slab roof with stone gable-copings
and scroll kneelers. Crosses at both gable apices. East window with a pointed
head and single stone mullion (ovolo-moulded), leaded lozenge lights, C17. Side
walls each have a blocked opening with pointed-segmental heads. West doorway with
moulded stone jambs and a pointed head, re-used C17 material. Niches to left and
right of this, with ogival heads. Plank-and-muntin door, studded. Interior:
arch-braced collar roof with open trefoil above the collar. 2 sets of purlins and
a ridge-piece. Monuments: 1) Stone wall tablet, left of altar, with fielded-panel
pilasters, broken semi-circular pediment, with urn in tympanum. Brass plate with
Latin inscription to Robert Mohun, 1603. 2) Stone wall tablet, right of altar,
similar design, to Maximilian Mohun, 1612. With family and children praying.
3) South wall, wall tablet to Franciscus Mohun, died 25th February, 1711-12, aged 84.
Slate tablet. Stone surround with gadrooned cill, conventional foliage in pilasters,
apron with a winged cherub. Semi-circular pediment with shield-of-arms. Plaque
to John Meade Faulkner, writer of "Moonfleet", published 1898.
(RCHM Dorset I, P.109 (1)).
Listing NGR: SY6354580051
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