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Latitude: 50.7374 / 50°44'14"N
Longitude: -2.0574 / 2°3'26"W
OS Eastings: 396044
OS Northings: 93092
OS Grid: SY960930
Mapcode National: GBR 329.NN9
Mapcode Global: FRA 67L4.69F
Entry Name: Parish Church
Listing Date: 20 November 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1120327
English Heritage Legacy ID: 108985
Location: Lytchett Minster and Upton, Purbeck, Dorset, BH16
Civil Parish: Lytchett Minster and Upton
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Lytchett Minster
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
LYTCHETT MINSTER DORCHESTER ROAD
SY 99 SE
4/72 Parish church
- 20/11/52 II
Anglican Parish Church. Tower C15, - rest of church rebuilt 1833-4
by John Tulloch of Wimborne. Tower has ironstone walls - rest of
church of buff brick on an ironstone base - possibly incorporating
re-used stone from earlier church. Low-pitched slate roofs with
coped gables and wide eaves. In Commissioners' Gothic style. Nave,
chancel, north vestry, south porch, west tower. Tower of 3 stages,
has angle buttresses to lowest stage. Battlemented parapet.
Polygonal stair turret on north wall. Belfry has 2-light square-
headed windows. Slit window below belfry in south wall. In west
wall, doorway altered in C19, - window over this has had tracery
removed. South porch has gabled roof, with a pinnacled slate
sundial at apex. Carved head below this. Angle buttrusses with
octagonal pinnacles. Pointed arched doorway with continuous
mouldings. Nave, and north and south chancel walls have pointed
arched windows, - originally with Y-tracery - removed from some
windows. One window in south wall of nave altered in late Cl9 -
now has 4-centred arch. East window of chancel of 3 lights with
Perpendicular style tracery. Angle buttresses to nave and chancel.
Porch has plaster quadripartite vault with moulded ribs. Tablet
commemorating rebuilding in 1833. Panelled oak inner doors.
Canted ceilings to nave and chancel with some ornamental plasterwork.
West gallery with panelled front, on timber columns. Early Cl9
carved Royal Arms. Simple C15 octagonal stone font.
RCHM Monument 1 (Dorset Vol II)
Listing NGR: SY9604693094
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