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Saint Aldhelm's Church

A Grade II* Listed Building in Lytchett Minster and Upton, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7502 / 50°45'0"N

Longitude: -2.045 / 2°2'41"W

OS Eastings: 396922

OS Northings: 94514

OS Grid: SY969945

Mapcode National: GBR 323.ZRT

Mapcode Global: FRA 67L3.C3X

Entry Name: Saint Aldhelm's Church

Listing Date: 30 August 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120333

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109001

Location: Lytchett Minster and Upton, Purbeck, Dorset, BH16

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

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

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Listing Text

LYTCHETT MiNGiER PIT BOTTOM
SY 99 SE
4/91 Saint Aldhelm's Church
- II*
Private chapel. Built 1898, Architect G Crickmay, for Lord Eustace
Cecil. Rock-faced ashlar lower walls, with smooth ashlar above, -
nave walls buttressed. Tiled roofs with ornamental ridges. Corbel
course at eaves, with carved heads. Nave, chancel, west tower,
south porch, north vestry. West wall of tower built as a full-width
buttress,with offsets. Pyramidal stone-slate roof with weathervane.
Arched openings to belfry, framing bells. Corbel course below belfry.
2-light windows in lower stage. Porch has pointed-arched opening,
with shafts with moulded caps. Lancet windows to nave. Single and
paired lancets to chancel. Triple lancet east window. Interior has
fairfaced stone walls. Pointed timber barrel ceilings to nave and
chancel. Chancel arch on responds with foliage carving. Semi-
circular tower arch. Simple stone font. Furnishings appear
contemporary. East window glass by Kempe.
See Pevsner "Buildings of England, Dorset". Lytchett Heath.

Listing NGR: SY9692294514

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