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Parish Church of All Saints

A Grade I Listed Building in Poyntington, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9781 / 50°58'41"N

Longitude: -2.4996 / 2°29'58"W

OS Eastings: 365019

OS Northings: 119972

OS Grid: ST650199

Mapcode National: GBR MV.LQHX

Mapcode Global: FRA 56NJ.G06

Entry Name: Parish Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 31 July 1961

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119366

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105649

Location: Poyntington, West Dorset, Dorset, DT9

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Poyntington

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Poyntington All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

POYNTINGTON
ST 61 NE POYNTINGTON VILLAGE
6/107 Parish Church of All Saints
31.7.61
GV I
Parish Church. C12 nave walling, C14 south aisle, north porch, west tower,
with top stage added in C15. Chancel with south vestry rebuilt 1863. Tower
again restored in 1905-6. Local rubble walls, with freestone dressings.
Clay-tile roofs to nave and chancel. Nave: square C14 buttress at junction
with chancel. Eastern window, C14, of 2 trefoiled lights with a quatrefoil
in a 2-centred head with a label. C16 middle window is of 3 three-centred
lights in a square head. C14 west window has a trefoil in the head. The
north doorway has a square-headed inner, and a plain semi-circular outer
order, with moulded label. Jamb-shafts with moulded bases and volute
capitals. Plain tympanum. North porch, C14, with two-centred outer archway
of 2 orders. West tower, two stages, with a plain parapet, gargoyles and
turret rising above the parapet. West window is of 3 trefoiled ogee lights
with reticulated tracery in a two-centred head with a label. Bell-chamber
has in each wall an early C15 window of 2 trefoiled lights with a trefoil
in a 2-centred head, with a label. South aisle, C14, has an early C16 east
window of four triangular-headed lights in a square head. The south wall
has 2 partly restored C14 2-light windows with square heads. The south
doorway has C14 jambs of 2 moulded orders, with the 4-centred arch a later
alteration. West wall has an early C14 window of two pointed lights in a
pointed head. Chancel has a polygonal east end. North wall has two 2-light
trefoiled lancets with quatrefoil in head. Keeled label over with head-stops.
Windows round the apse have trefoils and spherical triangles in the heads.
Polygonal south vestry off south wall of the chancel. Continuous string
under the chancel windows. Interior: nave roof late C15 of segmental barrel
form with moulded ribs forming 5 bays each of 4 panels. The intersections
have foliated bosses, and the moulded plates have carved paterae. C15 roof
of the south aisle is of pent form, and compartmented with moulded beams.
Below the wall-plates are 7 C14 head-corbels. Chancel: the windows have
Purbeck nook-shafts with foliage capitals and abaci, cusped reve-arches,
filled with roll and ball flower ornament in the hollows. C19 piscina and
carved credence shelf. Fittings: font, tapering cylindrical bowl, with
band of cable-ornament, C12. Piscinae: two of the C14 in nave and south
aisle. Recesses, for tombs, in south aisle, two with moulded jambs,
cinquefoiled 4-centred arches and defaced labels, C14. Monuments and
floor-slabs, C17 and C18. Seating: pews with moulded styles and tops, C17.
(RCHM, Dorset I, p 186.(1)).


Listing NGR: ST6501819972

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