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Latitude: 50.6853 / 50°41'7"N
Longitude: -2.1102 / 2°6'36"W
OS Eastings: 392312
OS Northings: 87304
OS Grid: SY923873
Mapcode National: GBR 32T.TKR
Mapcode Global: FRA 67G8.HPZ
Entry Name: Unitarian Church
Listing Date: 7 May 1952
Last Amended: 8 April 1976
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1119975
English Heritage Legacy ID: 108078
Location: Wareham Town, Purbeck, Dorset, BH20
Civil Parish: Wareham Town
Built-Up Area: Wareham
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Wareham Lady St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
5190 SOUTH STREET
(formerly listed as
SY 9287 1/39 7.5.52.
Opened on 29 September, 1830. Stucco. Tetrastyle Roman Ionic portico on high
bases, with 7 steps up between panelled retaining walls, and with full entablature
and blocking course. Blind wall on either side, with round-headed panels and
full entablature. Central attic with panelled flanking pilasters, cornice and
pediment. 4-panelled double doors with ornamental lamp bracket over. Courtyard
paved with stone setts.
Interior. Gallery on 2 slender Tuscan columns along east side: entablature, panelling
and cornice. Clock by Edward Wilkins of Newport, Isle of Wight. Other fittings
late C19, including communion rail and rails to pulpit with very elaborate iron
balusters, excellent organ in elaborate Gothic manner, modern neo-classical organ
and brass pulpit (1903).
Nos 2 to 10 (even), The Unitarian Chapel, Nos 12 to 32 (even) And Holy Trinity
Gallery form a group.
Listing NGR: SY9231287304
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